Plumbum in translation from Latin means lead - it is Ruslan Chutko's nickname who decided to become a "sanitary assistant of society." But while being taken away by his role of fighting ...
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Stunning WWII flying sequences as the Soviet Air Force battles the Luftwaffe. Veteran Russian pilots teach their new recruits about life, death & love. When the older men fly into battle, ... See full summary »
Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed... See full summary »
Plumbum in translation from Latin means lead - it is Ruslan Chutko's nickname who decided to become a "sanitary assistant of society." But while being taken away by his role of fighting against evil, he goes beyond the limits of child's game and mercilessly intrudes into other people's fates. This film is a sharp detective story dealing with deep and actual moral problem... Written by
A schoolboy proves so helpful to the police that they take him on as an undercover detective, but he is incapable of distinguishing the letter of the law from the human frailty it is there to defend.
Thoughtful, watchable comment on blind subservience to 'the code', with a precocious hero whose innocence is at once the reason for our sympathy and his major fault. A possible allegory about fledgling democracies, or even Communist states, succumbing to ruthless idealism.
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