About the film
Release Date: May 18, 1982
|Production Companies||:||Lenfilm, Gosteleradio USSR|
|Writers||:||Yulian Semyonov, Yulian Semyonov|
Set in December of 1917 after the Bolshevik revolution in Russia. Lenin and the communists are making every effort to strengthen their power. Lenin appoints Felix Dzerzhinsky the Commissar for Internal Affairs and the head of the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage (CheKa). It became the predecessor of GPU and KGB.