The White Sun of the Desert

The White Sun of the Desert

The atmosphere is the east shore of the Caspian Sea (now's Turkmenistan) where the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov has been fighting the Civil War from Russian Asia for a number of years. After being hospitalised and demobbed, he sets off home to join with his wife, only to be captured up in a jungle struggle between a Red Army cavalry unit along with Basmachi guerrillas. The cavalry unit commander, Rahimov,"convinces" Sukhov to help, temporarily, with the security of abandoned women of this Basmachi guerrilla leader Abdullah's harem. Leaving a young Red Army soldier, Petrukha, to assist Sukhov with the job, Rahimov along with his cavalry unit lay out to chase fleeing Abdullah.Sukhov and women out of Abdullah's harem reunite to some nearby shore town. Soon, searching to get a seaway across the edge, Abdullah and his group come to the same town...
Duration: 83 min
Country: Russia
Production: Lenfilm, Mosfilm