Under the baton of renowned maestro Vladimir Fedoseyev, the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra plays three works by composer Peter Tchaikovsky in this masterful 1991 performance recorded at the famed Alte Oper concert hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Selections include Symphony no. 4 in F Minor, op. 36; the 1812 Overture (in E-flat Major, op. 49); and Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35. Viktor Tretjakov is the violin soloist.
It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys.
Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.