About the film
helsinki, finland st. petersburg, russia independence political negotiations foreign relations international relations delegates lenin
Release Date: August 20, 1976
|Production Companies||:||Fennada-Filmi (1950-1983), Lenfilm|
|Director||:||Edvin Laine, Viktor Tregubovich|
|Producers||:||Mauno Mäkelä, Ilmo Mäkelä, Nikolai Yeliseyev|
|Writers||:||Mikhail Shatrov, Väinö Linna, Vladlen Loginov|
Directed by Edvin Laine and Viktor Tregubovich, Trust (1976) is a Finnish-Soviet historical drama film that follows the relations between Finland and the Soviet Union. In December 1917, the Finnish delegation, composed of Chairman of the Senate Finance Department P.E. Svinhufvud (Vilho Siivola), Senator Carl Enckell (Yrjö Tähtelä) and State Secretary Gustaf Idman (Yrjö Paulo) arrive in St. Petersburg to meet V.I. Lenin (Kirill Lavrov) to gain recognition for the country's independence.