The part Ivanov took in Leo Tolstoy’s life appeared to be much larger than the position of typist and secretary he conducted. What was the role the Typist played in Tolstoy’s parting from his home, which ended with his death? Whom was AleksandrIvanov for Tolstoy? And who was Tolstoy himself - a genius, a prophet - or an ambitious venturer? The archive of the unique documents which quite magically got into the hands of the film makers - and was collected back then by the strange Typist - helps to throw the light upon many aspects of the biography - and the death of a great genius and adventurer of the Russian culture - Leo Tolstoy.
For more information, please read: