2008, Russia, 80 min
about the film
  • Director
    Alexei Uchitel
  • Production
    with participation of the Federal Agency of Culture and Cinematography
  • Producer
    Alexei Uchitel
  • Cast
    Irakli Mtskhalaya
    Viacheslav Grekunov
    Petr Logachev
    Julia Peresild
Drama based on Vladimir Makanin's story "The Caucasian Captive". The action unfolds during the Chechen war. Two Russian soldiers capture an insurgent, young Chechen. In the conditions of the war they follow a set of established rules, since everybody faces the same choice: life or death. But as they lead him to their headquarters, their attitude towards the ongoing events changes, and they begin to understand each other and the general situation...