The action takes place in Soviet Russia and in Finland, in 1924-1939. Maxim, a son of a priest and a young commissar, has a secret mission to liquidate Finnish general on a monastery island. Living through a tragic spiritual regeneration and repentance Maxim finds assassination impossible.
This film tries to answer complicated morality questions on foolishness of war, on hatred, murder and human need for faith, love and repentance.
Production: Russia, 2008
Duration: 92 min.
Director: Nikolay Dreyden
Cast: Aleksey Morozov, Emilia Spivak, Artur Vakha, Tapani Perttu, Dmitry Lysenkov, Vitaly Kovalenko, Ekaterina Novikova