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Fridrikh Ermler – Ona zashchishchayet rodinu AKA She Defends the Motherland (1943)

(kinoglaz.fr)
On the first day of the war fascists brutally killed the little son of a peasant woman Praskovya Lukyanova before the mother’s eyes. Her husband was also killed. Praskovya leaves the village. She goes to woods, organizes a partisan detachment and takes vengeance on the enemy.
The film was restored at the Gorky Film Studio in 1966.
 The authors of the film were honored the Stalin’s Prize of the USSR. Read More »