Dear Comrades!
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Summary: USSR, Novocherkassk, 1962. Lyudmila is a member of the local Communist Party. She’s a staunch upholder of the Communist regime and despises any form of dissent. During a labour strike at the local electromotive factory, she witnesses the shooting of protesters by the Army sent by the government to quell the strike. This massacre changes herUSSR, Novocherkassk, 1962. Lyudmila is a member of the local Communist Party. She’s a staunch upholder of the Communist regime and despises any form of dissent. During a labour strike at the local electromotive factory, she witnesses the shooting of protesters by the Army sent by the government to quell the strike. This massacre changes her vision of the world forever. The city is torn apart by riots, arrests, hasty convictions. Many people are injured and several are missing. When Lyudmila’s daughter disappears, she starts an anguished, dangerous and relentless search, in spite of the blockade of the city, the arrests and the attempt at a cover-up by the authorities. Dear Comrades is based on a true story that happened on June 2nd, 1962 in Novocherkassk and kept secret until the Nineties. The investigation was started in 1992. The victims were secretly buried in graves under fake names so they could never be found. Major suspects among the top Soviet officials were dead at that time. Culprits have never been convicted. [Venice] Expand
Genre(s): Drama, History
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 116 min
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