Directed by Boris Frumin
During the 1960's in
Russia, Fidel Castro was as popular as Elvis Presley was in America, Viva Castro!
is a brilliant look at a disaffected generation of Russian youth. Young Kolya's
father steals some coins from a museum, then flees the area, leaving Kolya's mother
to face the authorities. She is sent to a labor camp as punishment for her husband's
crime, leaving Kolya on his own. With Pavel Zharkov, Julia Sobolevskaya and Sergey
Dontsov. Russian with English subtitles.