Nov. 07, 1934Soviet Union93 Min.PG
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Chapaev (Чапаев) is known as one of the finest cinematic works of the Socialist Realism movement. Based on a real life Red Army commander, Chapaev tells the story of this peasant-turned-soldier who leads a Red Army division during the Russian Civil War. Though he is illiterate, Chapaev is a brilliant military tactician and dies a hero’s death. the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army.

Chapaev was a household name through the Soviet Union. Today, most Russians are familiar with who he is, but may not have watched the film. Nevertheless, Chapaev-themed jokes are still popular.

Original title Чапаев
IMDb Rating 7.3 1,052 votes
TMDb Rating 6.1 10 votes



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