Chess Fever ; The End of St. Petersburg

DVD - 2003
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In Earth, workers on the Ukrainian farms struggle to use the land for what they think are the best purposes. Reflects the agricultural collectivization that was going on in the Soviet Union at the time this film was made; in Chess Fever, a young man's passion for the game threatens to wreck his marriage; The End of St. Petersburg offers a view of changing conditions in Russia as interpreted by a young peasant who lived through the upheaval in St. Petersburg which culminated in revolution in 1917. Surveys the events of the war years, the overthrow of the Czarist regime, and the final establishment of the people's government and the transition from St. Petersburg to Leningrad.


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