Directed by Alexander Askoldov

Release Year: 1968
Running time: 105
Country: Russia
Language: Russian w/English subt.
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Directed by: Alexander Askoldov
Cast: Rolan Bykov

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In this extraordinary human drama set against the Russian Civil War, a tough Red Army commander's military career is disrupted by an unwanted pregnancy. She is forced to stay with a poor Jewish family, coming face to face with the realities of different cultures. Brave and humane, COMMISSAR was banned by the Soviet Government for over 20 years.