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Song of Ruthenia

Písen o smutné zemi aka Písen o Podkarpatské Rusi

Directed by Jirí Weiss
Czechoslovakia, 1937
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Vladimír Šmeral recites K. M. Walló’s lyrical poem/celebration to honor modest people of Subcarpathian Ruthenia, their hard work, the beauty of the Carpathian nature. There are overtones against war throughout the poem, hope for better world for children.

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Song of Ruthenia Directed by Jirí Weiss