1918. Workers from Petrograd come to Altai region to establish the first agricultural commune. In spite of the hostility of the local White Army cossacks the workers build houses, cultivate land. The poor peasants are turning towards the commune. However, White Army cossacks take vengeance on the members of the commune.
Directors: Aleksandr Ivanov & Yevgeni Shiffers (co-director). AKA Russian Pioneers
Stars: Vladimir Chestnokov, Vladimir Zamanskiy, Larisa Danilina, Gennadiy Nilov, Inna Kondrateva, Vladimir Smirnov, Yulian Panich, Ivan Krasko, Natalya Klimova.
this is a rare film, thanks Jon
I had never heard of this but I was glad I watched it’s packed with very powerful imagery !