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40 Ratings



Soviet Union, 1934


This film is based on the book about Vasili Ivanovich Chapaev (1887 – 1919) who was in real life the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army. Chapaev is an uneducated peasant and a decorated hero in the World War I and later in the Russian Civil War, that followed the Russian revolution.

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Chapayev Directed by Georgi Vasilyev, Sergei Vasilyev

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