USSR | 1968 | Grigori Aronov, Aleksei Guerman
Set during the “Red Terror” campaign that swept across Russia in the wake of the 1917 Revolution, Aleksei Guerman’s first feature (co-directed with Grigori Aronov) tells of a former Tsarist army officer in St. Petersburg who is arrested as a counterrevolutionary. This moral man, innocent of all charges, must not only clear his name but also adapt to life in an immoral new world.
89 min. New 35mm Print. Subtitles. Cleveland premiere. Not available on DVD.
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