A 1978 collaboration between writer Yevgeni Gabrilovich and director Ilya Averbach, based in part on Gabrilovich’s memoirs and employing a complex flashback structure to portray the Russian generation that came to maturity with the revolution in 1917. The hero is an anarchist who becomes a reluctant journalist, and the subjects broached include a police raid and collectivization and construction projects in central Asia. With Yury Bogatyryov and Eva Szikulska.