I mention film from time to time, so I add here a link to an excerpt of the 2006 film version A Hero of Our Time. This youtube clip depicts the duel scene, and it’s a spectacular cinematic recreation. Sadly the film is still only available in Russian but this clip does include English subtitles:
On an aside, while the duel between Pechorin and Grushnitski took place next to a precipice, Lermontov’s real life duel did not.
Max, over at Pechorin’s Journal, this one’s for you….