Wednesday, 1 April 2015
NMIFF welcomes the entry of a Feature Film “Battalion” from Russian Federation, Directed By Dmitry Meshiev.
February 1917 revolution has affected mode of life in Russia and changed the course of Great War. Monarch has abdicated. In trenches, were the confrontation with Germans lasts for several years, Bolsheviki are very active with their propaganda. They call for making peace with enemy. Russian officers can actually do nothing without approval of so-called Soldiers Committees. The army is just near the stage of complete degradation. By order of Russian Provisional Government, attempting to strengthen the spirit, the female “Death Battalion” is established. In charge of the Battalion - Cavalier of St. George Maria Bochkareva. “Death Battalion” give the lead of courage, fortitude and composure, stiffen the spirit of soldiers and prove, that each of the female hero is worthy of the Warrior Title.