December 20th

December 20th 1982

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Set in December of 1917 after the Bolshevik revolution in Russia. Lenin and the communists are making every effort to strengthen their power. Lenin appoints Felix Dzerzhinsky the Commissar for Internal Affairs and the head of the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage (CheKa). It became the predecessor of GPU and KGB.

  • Released: 1982-05-18
  • Runtime: 276 minutes
  • Genre: History, Drama
  • Stars: Andrei Tolubeyev, Anatoliy Rudakov, Mikhail Kozakov, Igor Komarov, Emmanuil Vitorgan, Aleksandr Parra, Kirill Lavrov, Sergey Pizhel, Oleg Palmov
  • Director: Grigori Nikulin