Plot & Details
It is 1942 and the western edge of the USSR is under German occupation. In the region, local partisans are waging a brutal battle against their foreign enemies. Sushenya, an innocent rail worker, is arrested with a band of saboteurs when a train is derailed not far from his village. The German officer decides to set him free rather than hang him with the others, but rumors of Sushenya's treason spread quickly and partisans Burov and Voitik seek revenge. Captured by the partisans, Sushenya is led through the forest where they are ambushed. Soon he finds himself one-on-one with his wounded enemy, forced to make a moral choice under immoral circumstances.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 127min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 06/14/2013
- DVD Release Date: 09/17/2013
- Distributor(s): Strand Releasing
- Director(s): Sergei Loznitsa
- Starring: Vladimir Svirski , Vlad Abashin , Sergei Kolesov , Vlad Ivanov , Nikita Peretomovs
- Themes: Facing Death
- Tone: Downbeat,Gloomy,Melancholy,Somber
- Keywords: enemy, execution, fog, forest, officer, resistance, treason, village, war, woods [place], worker
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (06-14-2013)
- Language: Russian