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4.1
106 Ratings

The Commissar

Komissar

Directed by Aleksandr Askoldov
Soviet Union, 1967
Drama, Action

Synopsis

Set in 1920 during the Russian Civil War, the film follows the story of Clavdia Vavilova, a female Commissar from the Red Army who is sent to stay with a poor Jewish family in the final stages of her pregnancy.

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The Commissar Directed by Aleksandr Askoldov

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1988 | 5 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

Ghent Film Festival

1988 | Winner: Best Director

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