/ THE DEAD SEASON
An adventure film based on a true story: KGB agent Ladeinikov is dispatched to track down the German war criminal Haas, who during WW2 tested psycho-chemical weapons on Soviet prisoners-of-war, and after the war continues his experiments with dangerous substances in a small town in the west. Ladeinikov hopes to identify Haas with the assistance of Savushkin, a Moscow actor and former prisoner-of-war. After a number of perilous adventures Savushkin returns safely to Moscow, secret documents in his bag. Ladeinikov, however, falls into the hands of the counterintellegence. In the USSR this political thriller was seen by 35 million viewers.
Alpha: 11.04. / 4.00 pm