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Russian Cross

Production : LLC “GOROD” ( RUSSIA ) ; BY ORDER OF OJSC “NTV BROADCASTING COMPANY” ( RUSSIA )
Year : 2009
Duration : 47 min
Number of episodes : 4
Written by : GRIGORY LYUBIMOV
Directed by : GRIGORY LYUBIMOV
Produced by : GRIGORY LYUBIMOV
Cast :
By the beginning of the war the priest Alexander is imprisoned by NKVD. The investigator Yakovlev unsuccessfully tries to wrest his evidence incriminating the archpriest Kosma, an old man being imputed with anti-Soviet activity. The German blitzkrieg gives the priest a chance to escape. The investigator also escapes, being wounded he hides out in a forest village. Father Alexander, making his way to “friends”, accidently comes across the shelter of his ex-tormenter who is almost ready to commit treachery and go over to the Germans in order to save his life. The priest manages to save him from treason and death. And later on the investigator makes everything to defend his sudden savior from prosecution by the Soviet laws…