This is the screening of one of the most famous narratives by Nikolai Gogol, "Taras Bulba". The development of the plot brings us back to one of the hardest periods in the history of Russian's Cossaks when Zaporoghian Cossaks rose against Rzeczpospolita (Republic of Poland). The family of one of the Cossak leaders, Taras Bulba, is at the heart of the story. Bulba goes through a deep drama: his son Andriy fell in love with a Polish princess and betrayed Cossak brotherhood. Taras declares his paternal will to his son.
Director: Vladimir Bortko
Writers: Vladimir Bortko, Nikolai Gogol (novel)
Stars: Bogdan Stupka, Igor Petrenko, Vladimir Vdovichenkov