Torrents of Spring (film)

Torrents of Spring

DVD release cover
Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
Produced by Mario Cotone
Screenplay by Jerzy Skolimowski
Story by Ivan Turgenev
Starring Timothy Hutton
Nastassja Kinski
Music by Stanley Myers
Cinematography Witold Sobocinski
Edited by Cesare D'Amico
Distributed by Millimeter Films
Release dates
  • May 1989 (1989-05)
Running time
101 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Torrents of Spring is a 1989 film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and starring Timothy Hutton and Nastassja Kinski. It is based on the novel of the same title. Set in 1840, it is about a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, torn between the love of a beautiful German pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, and a Russian seductress, Princess Maria Nikolaevna. The film competed for the Golden Palm Award at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



The film grossed $111,747 upon its U.S. theatrical release. The film also holds a coveted, extremely rare 100% audience approval rating on the aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 74 ratings.


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