The Bolsheviks try to retake a Russian city from tsarist and French forces in the aftermath of the Revolution. A local poet helps the Bolsheviks with writing two poems, one for the May Day celebration and one for the celebration of the Bolshevik victory against tsarist and foreign forces.
Young musicians live and perform in a Moldovian collective. The state awards to 3 boys are secretly withheld as their farm output is low. So they refuse to play in the all-USSR finals and ask the 2 girls to abstain. This strains a romance.
Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irène. Madame and her husband have told the housing committee that Natasha rents a room from them; this ... See full summary »
masterpiece. wonderful picture of late XIX century in russia.
almost unknown masterpiece of great russian director boris barnet. the life of a fighter (poddubni) and of a clown (durov), very popular people of russia of late XIX century. wonderful the landscape. a movie you have to watch.
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