Slavic and Eurasian Studies

"Prisoner of the Mountains" - 2nd screening of Series: Award-Winning Russian Films

Tue, November 3, 2009 | Geography Bulding (GRG), Room 102, on the corner of 24th and Whitis

7:00 PM

Prisioner of the Mountains

Two Russian soldiers, a fresh recruit named Vanya and a hardened veteran named Sachaare are taken hostage by Chechen guerillas after a deadly ambush leaves all of their comrades dead. Their captor, a battle-weary village elder, wants to use them as a bartering tool to get back his own son, held prisoner by the Russian army.

Run time: 99 minutes

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