A soldier of the Red Army named Sukhov has been fighting in the Russian Civil War in Russian Asia for many years. Just as he is about to return home to his wife, Sukhov is chosen to guard and protect the harem of a guerilla leader (Abdulla). Abdulla is wanted by the Red Army and left his harem behind because the women hindered him. Sukhov's task proves to be more difficult than he imagined...
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During the Soviet era, the film didn't receive any awards but Russian president Boris Yeltsin awarded it the Russian Federation State Prize in Literature and Arts in 1998 and deemed it culturally significant. See more
After the fist/gun fight where Vereschagin overtakes the gang members on board of the boat in one shot his clothes and hair are all wet since during the fight he was once thrown over board. His mustache is all wet with ends hanging down too. In the next shot his hair is dry and his mustache too with ends pointed up. See more
[quietly disarms one of the Abdulla's bandits right in front of the whole pack who yet unaware of that
Don't tell anybody - better not...
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Vashe blagorodiye, gospozha Razluka
Written by Isaac Schwarts
and Bulat Okudzhava
Performed by Pavel Luspekayev See more