The First Teacher
- Original title
- Running time
- 102 min.
- Soviet Union (USSR)
Chingiz Aitmatov, Boris Dobrodeyev, Andrei Konchalovsky
Kirghizfilm / Mosfilm
Drama | Education. Small Town Life (Non-North American). 1920s
- Synopsis / Plot
- Soviet Union, near the Chinese border, 1923. A stranger has just come in this little country village. He is a teacher, sent by the Communist Party to teach the ignorant masses. But the countrymen are to help him, and even to let their children go and "sleep" at school instead of giving a hand. There is only, Altynai, an orphan, to seem fascinated by the teacher and his knowledge.
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