Director: Igor Savchenko.
Russia. 1941. 114 min. Historical.
Cast : Nikolai Mordvinov, Boris Bezgin, Nikita Ilchenko.
Venue : Centro Ruso de Ciencia y Cultura
Date : 24 may. 18.00 h
Soviet director Igor Savchenko is well regarded in his native land for his lavish historical and war epics including Bogdan Khmelnitsky (1941), the biography of a famed Ukrainian warlord.
Year 1648. Ukraine under the oppression of Poland. Polish nobility committing outrage, burning villages one after another. Hetman of Zaporozhian Cossacks Bogdan Khmelnitsky gathers the army of defenders of the motherland…