Lost in Siberia Poster

Release Date: 1991

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Archaeologist Andrei Miller (Anthony Andrews) is mistaken for a British spy while in Iran, and so he gets arrested and sentenced to Stalin's gulags, or labor camps. After attempting an escape and receiving 25 more years on his sentence, he resigns himself to a miserable life. As he struggles to survive, he falls in love with a doctor (Elena Mayorova). But when the camp's chief learns of this love, he sends Miller away to Kolyma, an even harsher labor camp where few survive.

Cast: Anthony Andrews, Elena Mayorova, Vladimir Ilin, Ira Mikhalyova, Evgeniy Mironov, Aleksey Zharkov, Aleksandr Bureyev, Vladimir Prozorov

Director: Alexander Mitta

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Doctor, Love interest, Fall, England, Survival, Forbidden love, Escape, Love, 1940s


Nominated Best Foreign Language Film