UKRAINE

 

 

 

Kazimierz Wielki (Casimir the Great) (1976) --  a Piast king of Poland (1333-1370) who doubled his country in size (mostly through addition of lands in the Ukraine)

Ogniem i mieczem (With Fire and Sword) (1961) Cossacks vs. Poles; first part of a trilogy set in mid-17th century

Taras Bulba (1962) -- Cossack life in the Ukraine

Vsadniki (aka Guerilla Brigade; Riders) (1939)  --  Ukrainian resistance against Germans in 1918

Arsenal (1928)  --  Dovzhenko's "Ukraine Trilogy" (along with Zvenigora and Earth)

Earth (1930)  -- collective workers in Ukraine against rich landowner win the day

Italiani brava gente (Attack and Retreat) (1999)  --  Italian army up against the Russians at the Battle of the Don during the  Stalingrad counteroffensive

The North Star (1943)  --  a Ukrainian village under Nazi invasion, June 1941

Bilyy ptakh z chornoyu vidznakoyu (White Bird with Black Mark) (1971) --  Ukrainian film, set in 1937-1947, where one brother joins the Red Army and another the UPA  (Ukrainian insurgent army)

Shchors (Shors) (1939)  --  Russian/Ukrainian film, commissioned by Stalin, about the partisan leader and Ukrainian Bolshevik Nikolai Shchors

 

 

 

 

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