Zoya (1944)

TitleZoya (1944)
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1944
AuthorsArnshtam, Lev
Running Time95 min
Date Released11/22/1944
CountrySoviet Union
Publication LanguageRussian

The film depicts the short life of a Moscow schoolgirl Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923-1941) who at the beginning of the Great Patriotic War became a partisan-infiltrator and was executed by the Germans in November 1941 near Moscow in the village Petrishchevo. She was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

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