This movie is based on a novel by Boris Vasiliev and describes life in a small Russian provincial town in 1940 - one year before Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Two school girls for the ... See full summary »

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Iskra's Mother
Vera Alentova ...
Valendra
Irina Cherichenko ...
Iskra Polyakova
Natalya Negoda ...
Zina
Yuliya Tarkhova ...
Vika Lyuberetskaya
Vladimir Zamanskiy ...
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Radij Ovchinnikov ...
Zhora Landys
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Vladislav Demchenko ...
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Artyom Shefer
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Valeri Ataman
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This movie is based on a novel by Boris Vasiliev and describes life in a small Russian provincial town in 1940 - one year before Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Two school girls for the first time in their lives discover truth about Stalin repressions against innocent people. Written by Konstantin Dlutskii <kedlutski@mailexcite.com>

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The film is about the truth, but it is absolutely not about the truth of discovering the injustice of the system...
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The film is about the truth, but it is absolutely not about the truth of discovering the injustice of the system, since every system is unjust in one way or another and people know about it, as everybody does in this film. This film however is about the exploration of truth, the real truth, the truth of heart, the truth of being loyal to your friend and to your country no matter what, no matter how difficult the situation is, no matter how unjust is the system.


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