Viktor EYSYMONT
Виктор ЭЙСЫМОНТ
Viktor EISSYMONT
USSR, 1955, 90mn 
fiction
The Drummer's Fate
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Судьба барабанщика

 

 Le Destin du tambour

 Sudba barabanshchika

 
Directed by : Viktor EYSYMONT (Виктор ЭЙСЫМОНТ)
Based on the short story of the same name by Arkady Gaidar.
Production : Gorky Film Studio
Spectators : 25,7 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 23/03/1956
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Seryozha's father - engineer Batashov - is arrested for losing a secret document. The guilty mother-in-law marries another and leaves for a seaside resort.
Their apartment is transformed into the residence of a spy posing as "Uncle Vasya".
Become a blind weapon of the gang, Seryozha realizes at the crucial moment of what happened and helps the Chekists to stop the enemy ...
The film features the song "The drums beat" ("Hey, the inevitable combat detachment goes up a steep mountain towards the battle"), music: Lev Schwartz lyrics: Yakov Akim