The Road To Life (1931)
The first talking feature in Russian cinema, this drama focuses on a group of orphan boys left wandering the countryside in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution. With little to no sustenance, the boys lead reckless lives of begging and stealing--until they are sent to a collective to be reformed. But before they can become contributing members of society, they must first learn to abandon their troubled pasts. 106 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Russian; Subtitles: English; bonus shorts "The Insect's Christmas" (1913), "The Rink" (1927). In Russian with English subtitles.