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Storm Over Asia (1928)

11/10/1928 (RU) DramaWar 2h 7m
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Pudovokin's Remarkable Film Of The East In Revolt

Overview

In 1918 a young and simple Mongol herdsman and trapper is cheated out of a valuable fox fur by a European capitalist fur trader. Ostracized from the trading post, he escapes to the hills after brawling with the trader who cheated him. In 1920 he becomes a Soviet partisan, and helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the occupying British army. However he is captured by the British when they try to requisition cattle from the herdsmen at the same time as the commandant meets with a reincarnated Grand Lama. After the trapper is shot, the army discovers an amulet that suggests he is a direct descendant of Genghis Khan. They find him still alive, so the army restores his health and plans to use him as the head of a puppet regime. The trapper is thus thrust into prominence as he is placed in charge of the puppet government. By the end, however, the "puppet" turns against his masters in an outburst of fury.

  1. Vsevolod Pudovkin

    Director

  2. I. Novokshenov

    Writer

  3. Osip Brik

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Valéry Inkijinoff

    Valéry Inkijinoff

    Bair

  2. I. Dedintsev

    The British Commandant

  3. Aleksandr Chistyakov

    Aleksandr Chistyakov

    The Russian Rebel Leader

  4. Vladimir Tsoppi

    Henry Hughes

  5. L. Belinskaïa

    The Commandant's Wife

  6. Anel Soudakevitch

    Commandant's blonde daughter

  7. F. Ivanov

    The Lama

  8. Boris Barnet

    Boris Barnet

    English soldier, pipe smoker

  9. Karl Gurnyak

    Karl Gurnyak

    English soldier

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Storm Over Asia
Storm Over Asia

Original Title Потомок Чингисхана

Status Released

Original Language Russian

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