Trial on the Road

Soviet Union, 1971

Film
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Lazarev is a German soldier who is captured by a young and raw Russian partisan. Lazarev is himself Russian and had enlisted in the German forces when they had over-run his land. Lazarev’s initial test of loyalty comes when he is able to trick some German offices and overpower them. Finally his trial of loyalty is put to one supreme test when he is asked to lead a group attempting to hijack a train.

Credits

producer/director

Alexei Gherman

production company

Lenfilm

Language

Russian

Duration

01:35:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

36934

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Soviet Union

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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