For more than half a century soviet ideologists zealously distorted its actual events, and the best way to force the distorted truth into people's minds was cinema.
What secrets was the famous cinema myth by Olexander Dovzhenko "Schors" called to hide?
Why did they so insistently represent the murder of the legendary hero of the civil war as a tragic death on a battlefield? Who and why passed the order to secretly bury the "Ukrainian Chapaev", and half a century afterwards classified results of a forensic examination of his remains as secret ones? Who was Nikolay Schors, a red division commander or an ataman of peasant anarchy? The film from the documentary series "Cinema Myths of History" – " Bloody Trace Trails" – answers these and other complicated questions. (2 parts).
The movie is in Ukrainian, Russian.
Video format - PAL.
DVD Region: All.