Sudba cheloveka / Destiny of a Man / Fate of a Man / Судьба человека (1959) DVD9, DVD5 RUSCICO
A screen adaptation of the story of the same name by Soviet writer Mikhail Sholokhov, a Nobel Prize winner.
Andrei Sokolov, the film’s protagonist, had lost in the war with fascist Germany his wife and children, had survived the horrors of a concentration camp. He was already being led to be shot, but at the last minute the camp’s commandant, Muller, revoked the sentence. After his release from the camp, Andrei Sokolov marched with the Soviet Army as far as Berlin. But Fate would not stop testing him: on Victory Day he got the news of his son Anatoly’s death. And in spite of the fact that he seemed to have lost everything, he remained a good human being and became a father to an orphaned boy.
The great Russian director and actor Sergei Bondarchuk played the leading character in his own film, which was to become a hymn to human spirit and faith in life.

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk
Cast: Sergey Bondarchuk, Pavel Boriskin, Zinaida Kirienko, Pavel Volkov, Yuri Averin, Kirill Alekseyev
Country: Soviet Union
Genre: Drama, War, Biography

- M. Sholokhov featurette
- S. Bondarchuk featurette
- Filmography
- Film of Victory Day
- German Prison Camps for Russian POWs
- 1941 Military Parade

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:36:37 | 7.39 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Russian (Dolby AC3, 6 ch)
Subtitles: English

DVD5 | PAL 4:3 | 01:36:37 | 4.37 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Russian (Dolby AC3, 6 ch)
Subtitles: English, Russian, Francais, Espanol, Nederlands, Japanese, Svenska, Deutsch, Italiano, Portugues, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese

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