Commissar [Komissar]

Directed By: Aleksandr Askoldov

January 21, 1967 / Russian / 110 mins

Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 1989 Fall
  • 1991 Winter
  • 1992 Fall
  • 2008 Fall

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