A MAN WITH A GUN
by Sergueï Youtkevitch (Chelovyek s ruzhyem, URSS, 1938, 1h30, vostf)
starring Boris Tenin, Maksim Strauch, Vladimir Lukin, Zoïa Federova
Late 1917. In the First World War trenches, soldiers write to Lenin to ask him to bring the War to an end as soon as possible. A soldier on leave, Ivan Shadrin, is tasked with taking the letter to Petrograd where the Bolsheviks have just seized power. His accidental meeting with Lenin will turn his life upside down.