About the film
The Legend of Immortality
Release Date: August 25, 1986
|Production Companies||:||Dovzhenko Film Studios|
|Writers||:||Georgi Shevchenko, Lev Korneshov|
The film takes place in late 1941 in Transcarpathia. Soviet paratroopers landed on the territory occupied by the Hortists. Of the six, only Olexa Borkanyuk manages to bypass the ambush. However, the Nazis, taking local people hostage, threaten to punish them if he doesn't voluntarily surrender. For the sake of saving the lives of people, Olexa goes to the camp of the enemy. The film is based on real facts from the life of the writer and journalist, Hero of the Soviet Union Olexa Borkanyuk.