Bed, Sofa (Tretya meshchanskaya), 1927, Abram Room

Freitag, 3. März 2017 - 19:00

In this 1927 one-of-a-kind satire of the Moscow housing shortage, a married construction worker invites an old pal to stay with him. The friend not only accepts the worker’s hospitality, but the favors of his wife as well.
Impregnated, the wife tires of being a pawn for two rampaging male libidos and leaves both men, seeking a new life of her own.
Billed as a satire and comedy, Bed and Sofa portrayed the realities of the Moscow working poor, while also dealing with starkly sexual situations such as polygamy and abortion. It was originally banned in both the United States and Europe due to those sexual situations.