Description of the film Dark Is the Night.
The film is set during the Great Patriotic War. At night a burning plane crashes on the ruins of an occupied city. The surviving Soviet pilots, among whom exist some who are seriously injured, hide from the Nazi persecution. To help them comes a very young Varya, who hides them in her attic. Having lost her mother and sister, she works as a cleaner in the German headquarters. Unbeknownst to the watchmen, she provides the pilots with food and medicine. She is happy about the fact that now there is someone to talk to and someone to help. But the Nazis manage to find out Varya’s secret. Having had time to warn the pilots, Varya sacrifices her life in order to save them.
Country: USSR, Armenian SSR. (ASSR)
Genre: Мilitary drama.
Producer: Boris Barnet.
Cast: Irina Radchenko (Varya), Boris Andreyev (pilot Khristoforov), Ivan Kuznetsov (Vyatkin, pilot / Artankin), Aleksei Yudin (Belugin, school principal / Feldwebel), V. Leonov (Veselovskiy, grandfather), B. Vyazemskiy (Dr. Orlov), Olga Goreva (elderly woman Ulyana), Nikolai Dupak (pilot Sannikov), Boris Barnet (German commander Colonel Belts).
Duration: 80 minutes.