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Road to Life (1931)

Putyovka v zhizn (original title)
Young hobos are brought to a new camp to become good Soviet citizens. This camp works without any guards, and it works well. But crooks kill one of the young people when they try to damage ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Nikolai Batalov ...
Yvan Kyrlya ...
'Dandy' Mustapha
Mikhail Dzhagofarov ...
Nikolai 'Kolka' Rebrov
Mikhail Zharov ...
Tomka Zhigan, leader of the wild boys
Aleksandr Novikov ...
Vasha Busa, a Wild Boy
Mariya Andropova ...
Maria Skriabina, social worker
Vladimir Vesnovsky ...
Mr. Rebrov
Mariya Gonfa ...
Lelka, aka 'Merizhka'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bozhak Besprizornykh
Tsifan Kyriya
Viktor Lazarev
Vladimir Uralsky
Regina Yanushkevich ...
Mrs. Rebrova
Rina Zelyonaya
Georgi Zhzhyonov
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Young hobos are brought to a new camp to become good Soviet citizens. This camp works without any guards, and it works well. But crooks kill one of the young people when they try to damage the newly build railroad to that camp. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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The sensational dramatic story of the "wild children" of Russia, Orphans of war and famine, living in the cellars and sewers, raiding and marauding, Human wild animals on the rampage. See more »

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1 June 1931 (Soviet Union)  »

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Road to Life  »

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First soviet talking film See more »

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Remade as Pedagogicheskaya poema (1969) See more »

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one of the best movies and book i have ever experienced
18 February 2003 | by (canada, on, richmondhill) – See all my reviews

i have to say very little cause all you need to do is read his book "pedagoziki" cause its amazingness will drag you away from all that hollywood @#$%, i have never been to russia, or know many russian directors, but i have seen russian movies, and they were all better that the hollywood crap we're watching today


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