The followers of ∗Petlura capture a village. The gang commander threatens to kill everyone if people don’t give them five hostage girls in wedding dresses. Under the pressure of the rich Jews fathers give away their daughters to the drunken officers. Fortunately, a detachment of partisans comes in and frees the village.
∗Symon Vasylyovych Petliura was a publicist, writer, journalist, Ukrainian politician, statesman of the Ukrainian People’s Republic, and nationalist leader who led Ukraine’s struggle for independence following the Russian Revolution of 1917
writing credit: David Maryan
directed by Alexander Solovyov
cinematography: Albert Kyun
production design: Yosif Shipnel
Tamara Adelgeym, Amvrosi Buchma, Yu. Koshevskaya, Matvei Lyarov, Anna Mesherskaya, I. Mindlin, R. Rami-Shor, Stepan Shagaida, Tatyana Tokarskaya, Z.Tsiss, D. Tyurchin