SKU 3722

FIVE BRIDES (1929) * with switchable English subtitles *

Aleksandr Istomin Aleksandr Istomin ... Petliuran sotnik (commander)) Matvei Lyarov Matvei Lyarov ... Rural rich man Raisa Rami-Shor Raisa Rami-Shor ... Second bride (as R. Rami-Shor) Stepan Shagaida Stepan Shagaida ... Squad Chief

During the Russian Civil War, Petliurists --- Ukrainian nationalists who fought against the Bolsheviks --- seize a Jewish shtetl . The Ukrainian commander threatens a pogrom and will slaughter everyone in the village, unless the inhabitants agree to give them five Jewish virgins in wedding dresses. Under such terrible pressure, the Jewish council of the town decides, full of sorrow and despair, to sacrifice their daughters to the officers.

DVD-R has Russian intertitles with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 57 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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