Dnevnik ego zheny (His Wife's Diary) (2000)
Director: Aleksei Uchitel.
Starring: Andrei Smirnov (Ivan Bunin), Galina Tyunina (Vera, his wife), Olga Budina (Galina Poltnikova), Yevgeni Mironov (Leonid Gurov).
Country: Russian film.
life of Russian writer, Nobel Laureate and critic of the Russian Revolution Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (1870-1953)
1870 -- Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin born in central Russia.
1881 -- sent to public school in Yelets.
1887 -- he published his first poem.
1889 -- he followed his older brother to Kharkov, where he worked at several different jobs. He became a close friend to writer Anton Chekhov. He was an acquaintance of Maxim Gorky and Leo Tolstoy.
1891 -- he published his first short story, "Country Sketch".
1898 -- he married the daughter of a Greek revolutionary. It ended in divorce.
1901 -- he published his first volume of poetry Listopad.
1903 -- he was awarded the Pushkin Prize for his translation of Longfellow's "Song of Hiawatha".
1907 -- Bunin remarried. He had many affairs for the rest of his life.
1909 -- he was elected to the Russian Academy.
before WWI -- he traveled in Ceylon, Palestine, Egypt and Turkey.
1912-1914 -- he spent the winters on Capri with Maxim Gorky.
1917 -- the Russian Revolution. Bunin left Russia for Odessa.
1919 -- Bunin settled in Grasse, France. There he published his diary, The Accursed Days, which revealed his aristocratic disgust with the Russian Revolution.
1933 -- Bunin was the first Russian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1943 -- publication of his Dark Alleys.
During the Nazi occupation of France, Bunin hid a Jewish person in his house.
He entertained the idea of one day returning to Russia.
1953 -- he died of a heart attack in Paris.
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