The Lost OnesLev Sergueïevitch Termen's Magical Soviet Instrument

6 min

Available until 19/11/2025

In 1930, New York was bewitched by a new sound, seemingly coming out of thin air: the theremin, invented by the Russian engineer Lev Sergeyevich Termen. He created the first electronic instrument in history, and won praise from both Lenin and Stalin. But he was a double agent, and things would turn sour fast.

Director

Mathilde Hirsch

Production

INA

Country

France

Year

2020

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