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A Russian Youth (2019)

Malchik russkiy (original title)
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The First World war was a tragedy that launched a series of severe tests for the Russian people: revolution, civil war, famine, political repression, the Second World war. And all this fell... See full summary »
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Vladimir Korolev Vladimir Korolev ... private Alexey
Mikhail Buturlov Mikhail Buturlov ... Nazarka
Artem Leshik Artem Leshik ... Makar Petrovich
Danil Tyabin Danil Tyabin ... Corpsman
Sergey Goncharenko Sergey Goncharenko ... Officer (as Sergey Concharenko)
Filipp Dyachkov ... Propagandist
Sergey Bratkov Sergey Bratkov
Nikolay Yakovlev Nikolay Yakovlev
Anton Samusik Anton Samusik
Egor Kryuchkov Egor Kryuchkov
Dmitriy Volf Dmitriy Volf
Evgeniy Chumak Evgeniy Chumak
Ivan Vorotyintsev Ivan Vorotyintsev
Dmitriy Belov Dmitriy Belov
Sergey Vdovenko Sergey Vdovenko
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The First World war was a tragedy that launched a series of severe tests for the Russian people: revolution, civil war, famine, political repression, the Second World war. And all this fell on one generation of people. What courage and patience did those people must have had in order to survive all the upheavals of the XXth century? What was their character like? What they must've been thinking and feeling? These questions are asked by the authors of the film "A Russian Youth". The film tells the story of a simple village boy who goes to the front of the First World war with a naive youthful dream of fame and medals. In the first battle he loses his sight. He is left to serve as a listener - he must listen carefully through huge metal funnels and raise an alarm in case of enemy airplanes' approach. Back then the basis of the Russian Empire army was wormed of peasants and working class - people with a characteristic appearance, who lived lives of hard physical labor. Many ...

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Evils of war and an indomitable spirit
28 May 2020 | by jessie-singhSee all my reviews

A sordid WWI movie about the grit and determination of a very young Russian soldier, who contributes despite seemingly unsurmountable personal adversity, and that also without actually firing bullets!


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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian | German

Release Date:

30 April 2020 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

EUR621,822 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,939
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