Freedom is paradise = Ser swoboda eto rai

Soviet Union, 1989

Film
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Sasha Grigoriev, a 13 year old boy is an habitual escapee from the bleak reformatory in which he has been imprisoned. Sasha escapes, taking refuge with his aunt who hands him back to the authorities. There he accidentally discovers the whereabouts of his father who is serving a long prison sentence in a camp near the Arctic Circle.

Credits

director

Sergei Bodrov

production company

Mosfilm

Language

Russian

Duration

01:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36936

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Prison films

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Prisons

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Soviet Union

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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