In the Fog

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Sergei Loznitsa

Category: Honorary Guest

Country: Russia, Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Latvia

Runtime: 128 min. 0 sec.

Synopsis

The action is set in the Western USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation, and local partisans are fighting a brutal resistance campaign. A train is derailed not far from the village, where Sushenya, a rail worker, lives with his family. Innocent Sushenya is arrested with a group of saboteurs, but the German officer makes a decision not to hang him with the others and sets him free. He is instantly suspected of treason and suddenly his life is in grave danger.