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Bashtanskaya Republic

Bashtanka

1930, VUFKU's First Film Studio (Odesa), 6 parts / film length unknown

Director:
 Solomon Lazurin
Scriptwriter:
 Vasyl Fartuchnyi
Cameraman:
 Mykola Kulchytskyi
Set designer:
Serhii Khudiakov
Cast:
 Mykola Kuchynskyi (a White Army colonel), A. (O.?) Kharytonov (a wealthy rural man, the so-called kulak), Mykola Nademskyi (a rural man of moderate means, the so-called medium peasant), Mykhailo Haivoronskyi, Tetiana Vechora, Leske (a poor man), Borozna (a poor woman), Mykola Malikov (kulak’s son), Mykola Savvatieiev (a colonel’s adjutant)

The film promotes the collectivisation policy.

According to the film cameraman M. Kulchytskyi, at the final stage the film was forbidden by the republic leadership and accused of “the rightist leanings.”

The film was lost.