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22 Ratings

Road to Life

Putyovka v zhizn

Directed by Nikolai Ekk
Soviet Union, 1931
Drama, Documentary


Young hobos are brought to a new camp to become good Soviet citizens. This camp works without any guards, and it works well. But crooks kill one of the young people when they try to damage the newly build railroad to that camp.

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Road to Life Directed by Nikolai Ekk

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1932 | Winner: Audience Referendum (Most Convincing Director)

National Board of Review

1932 | Winner: Top Foreign Films