February 4th, 2011

Иван Дурак

Мебель из дворца: секреты Екатерины Великой



Did the Tsarina Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796) have, in one of her chateaus in St. Petersburg, baroque boudoirs exuding luxury and sensuality?
After the war, some German soldiers described how they had seen an extensive pornographic suite in one of the palaces once inhabited by Catherine the Great.
The palace burned down during the war and it was all forgotten. Only its reputation lived on.
The director Peter Woditsch reconstructs the strange story of the greatest collection of erotic art that has ever existed.
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