Quiet Flows The Don (Tikhiy Don) (1957)
Dubbed "a Soviet 'Gone with the Wind'" by foreign critics, director Sergei Gerasimov's sweeping drama depicts the tumult of 20th-century Russia's first two decades, from World War I to the Communist Revolution, as seen through the eyes of Cossack villagers in the country's southern Don River valley. Based on Mikhail Sholokhov's Nobel Prize-winning novel, the film stars Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Danilo Ilchenko. 330 min. on four discs. Standard; Soundtracks: Russian Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono, English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish; featurettes; interviews; photo gallery; filmographies; more. In Russian with English subtitles/Dubbed in English.