About the film
based on novel or book
Release Date: November 14, 1959
|Writers||:||Maxim Gorky, Mark Donskoy, Boris Byalik|
Foma Gordeyev, the son of a wealthy Volga merchant, doesn't want to continue his father's work. The mind is sickened by the dirt and injustice of life around him. Foma is seeking solace in a drunken rampage and wild antics. After many years of desolation, he is half-ill at the opening of a night shelter built with his father’s money.