Set in the bleak aftermath and devastation of the World War I, a recently demobbed soldier, Timosh, returns to his hometown Kiev, after having survived a train wreck. His arrival coincides ... See full summary »
Zvenigora stars Nikolai Nademsky (Earth), as the grandfather of Timoshka (Semyon Svashenko), whom he alerts to secret treasure buried in the mountains and the boy spends the rest of his ... See full synopsis »
plenty of scenes are sincerely inspired by love for the country life; you will see Ukrainian women singing and smiling while working, men plowing the fields, scenarios of rivers and forests of incomparable beauty.
At the same time the horrors of war are exposed; mostly women talk about the death of their husbands and children, about the cruelty of the Nazi troops. Some footage shot by Germans and captured by the Russians show Goering and Nazi officers strutting around in pillaged villages - a powerful propaganda against the Nazi invaders.
the entire movie is available on youtube , just search for: Ukraine 1943 Битва за нашу Советскую Украину
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