Commissar

Directed by Alexander Askoldov

Release Year: 1968
Running Time: 105
Color Type: B&W
Country: Russia
Language: Russian w/English subt. [audio]
Genres: War, World Cinema
Screening Info
Cast
Rolan Bykov

Crew
Directed by Alexander Askoldov

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In this extraordinary human drama set against the Russian Civil War, a tough Red Army commander's military career is disrupted by an unwanted pregnancy. She is forced to stay with a poor Jewish family, coming face to face with the realities of different cultures. Brave and humane, COMMISSAR was banned by the Soviet Government for over 20 years.