Directed by Alexandr Kott | Starring: Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Veronika Nikonova, Yevgeni Tsyganov

A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German fascist invaders on June 22 1941.