"Seekers of Happiness"
Directed by Vladimir Korsh-Sablin
This vintage Russian
melodrama tells the story of a Jewish family's immigration to Birobidjian,
the Soviet Jewish Autonomous Region on the Chinese border. At first the
family has trouble adjusting to their new life on a collective farm in the
area, but on the whole their search for assimilation is shown in a
positive light. Featuring Venyamin Zuskin andMariya Blyumental-Tamarina.
Also known as A Greater Promise. Russian with English subtitles.