White Sun of the Desert (1969)

Genres - Adventure, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Adventure, Adventure Drama  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur

Russian filmmaker Vladimir Motyl directs the popular action-adventure Beloye Solntse Pustyni (White Sun of the Desert), written by Valentin Yezhov and Rustam Ibragimbekov. During the Russian Civil War, a soldier named Sukhov (Anatoly Kuznetsov) wants to return home to his wife, but is forced to guard a harem belonging to rebel leader Abdulla (Kakhi Kavsadze). Original music was composed by Isaak Shvarts with lyrics by Bulat Okudzhava.



soldier, desert, harem, Soviet, war