August 1941: German troops keep advancing even further into the East.
During a march towards the prison-camp, three Russian prisoners manage
to escape: Tolja, a KGB-officer, Lifshits, a Jewish political officer
and Mitja, a sharpshooter. Mitja comes from the area occupied by the Germans
– which is why the three are in their home-country and in enemy
territory at the same time. They seek shelter with Mitja’s father
Ivan (played by the well-known Ukrainian actor Bogdan Stupka), who –
having returned from a work-camp – now collaborates with the Germans
and does not hide his anti-soviet leanings. Nevertheless, he hides the
three, because they “belong to us” – but the soldiers
are faced with a lot of pressure, because the local police, puppets in
the hands of the Germans, is looking for them and arrests Ivan’s
daughters to force their surrender.
Bambi: 09.04. / 4 p.m.
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