Vitali CHETVERIKOV
Виталий ЧЕТВЕРИКОВ
Vitali TCHETVERIKOV
USSR, 1977, 142mn 
fiction
The black birch
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Черная береза

 

 Le Bouleau noir

 Chornaya berioza

 
Directed by : Vitali CHETVERIKOV (Виталий ЧЕТВЕРИКОВ)
Writing credits : Boris ARKHIPOVETS (Борис АРХИПОВЕЦ), Mikhail BEREZKO (Михаил БЕРЕЗКО), Samson POLIAKOV (Самсон ПОЛЯКОВ)
 
Cast
Yevgeni KARELSKIKH (Евгений КАРЕЛЬСКИХ)
Natalia BRAZHNIKOVA (Наталья БРАЖНИКОВА)
Irina ALFIOROVA (Ирина АЛФЕРОВА)
Vladimir_2 KULESHOV (Владимир_2 КУЛЕШОВ)
 
Cinematography : Dmitry ZAYTSEV (Дмитрий ЗАЙЦЕВ)
Production design : Leonid ERSHOV (Леонид ЕРШОВ)
Music : Aleksey MURAVLYOV (Алексей МУРАВЛЕВ)
Production : Беларусьфильм / Belarusfilm
Spectators : 33,3 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Lieutenant Andrei Khmara returns to the partisan camp after being wounded in combat. There the doctor Antonina Ivanovna operates. In August 1941 she was shot for having helped a Soviet fighter and left an orphan son.
After the war Andrey returns home. With those with whom he fought among the partisans he built a factory. He married, adopted three orphans and went in search of Vassiliok, the son of Antonina Ivanovna.