The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of ... See full summary »
Three unconnected episodes united by a common theme: the establishment of the Soviet rule in Russia during the civil war of the early 1920s. Depicts dramatic events in simple lives of peasants and soldiers.
Although the Indians were assured their lands adjacent to the Black Hills by contract, the Whites want to expel them. Meanwhile, gold has been discovered there and the unscrupulous settler,... See full summary »
A Bolshevik army officer and Uzbek who has been nursed back to health by a young Uzbek woman to whom he is now married, gains responsibility for the local village in 1929. He is urged by ... See full summary »
Classic post Russian civil war movie. The movie is based on the conflict between the new atheistic communist government that ruled in Uzbekistan after the 1917 revolution in Russia and the traditional laws of Islam that Uzbek people believing for thousand years. The main character is communist officer Maksumov that organized an local communist squad for fighting with anti-government Islamic elements powered by international aid lead by England. The main anti hero is Hairulla the leader of this elements... The movie starts when Maksumov back from an capital and finding that all his squad abandon the post and moved for Hairula forces, Maksumov starting to get out a plan for backing his squad to explain them that Islamic way of life is past and the Soviet rules are much better for them...
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