Petofi. (1990)

Film-document №62192 5 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Producer LSDF

Director: A.Redjkin, I.Nadarejshvili

Script writers: A.Redjkin, I.Nadarejshvili

Operators: A.Filippov

Recordist: A.Dudarev


The film is based on the so-called “Siberian legend of sándor petőfi. The great national poet of Hungary, S. Petofi died in the liberation war for freedom of their Motherland in the middle of the last century. The place of his death and perpetuated is well known. But according to legend, the poet was still alive, exiled to Siberia and died after 7 years. In 1990 Hungarian-Soviet-American anthropological expedition discovered in Buryatia, the remains of a man, ostensibly the remains of sándor petőfi. The question remained open. This story was for the authors of the film have an occasion to talk about what the meaning of the efforts of descendants to find, exhumierung, the reburial of the ashes of national heroes.

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