The peaceful life of a village of Frisions by the river Volga is troubled by the arrival of a troop of Red Guards led by the inhuman commissary Tschernoff.Not only content to mistreat the brave villagers led by no-nonsense young man Jürgen Wagner, he makes Mette, a girl born from a Frision man and a Russian woman, his mistress. Outraged, the villagers expel the girl who takes refuge in the marshes. The Bolsheviks are prompt to react, one of them raping a young Frision girl. The Frisions, in desperation, set fire to their village after slaughtering the "Reds" and head for a new motherland, Nazi Germany maybe... Written by
Did You Know?
One of the rare movies regularly shown to the Hitlerjugend, "Friesennot" was banned for diplomatic reasons (the German-Soviet Pact of Non-Aggression running from 23-8-1939 to 22-6-1941) before being re-released in 1941 under the title of "Dorf im roten Sturm". See more
Edited into Deutschland, erwache!