WHAT MEN LIVE BY

"What Men Live By" is a short story written by Russian author Leo Tolstoy in 1885. The story is about a poor shoemaker named Simon and his wife Matrena who, moved by pity, take in a man Simon finds naked and hungry. The man turns out to be more than what Simon thought.

 

Directed by Alexander Kushnir. Best picture prize at the Christian Orthodox Film Festival "Encounter" 2009.