And Quiet Flows the Don

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Film about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922. The leading character Grigori Melekhov is a rugged Cossac, who is torn between his first and true love Aksiniya, and his wife Natalya. Grigori Melekhov's personal life is shown as a rough journey through the experience of World War One, the Russian Revolution, and the following Civil War. The Cossacs are shown as traditional farmers and warriors, who are suffering through the most dramatic events in the history of Russia.

Канун первой мировой войны. Казаки одной из донских станиц уходят в лагерь на военные сборы. Среди них Степан, муж молодой казачки Аксиньи. Проводив нелюбимого мужа, Аксинья сближается с Григорием, сыном казака Пантелея Мелихова. Старик, узнав о связи сына с чужой женой, решает остепенить его и женит на дочери богатого казака Коршунова Наталье. Но женитьба не смогла заглушить любви Григория к Аксинье…


Language: Silent

Year of Production: 1931

Length: 91:22

Country: Russian Federation

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