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year 1975
country Soviet Union, Japan
directed by Akira Kurosawa
screenplay Akira Kurosawa, Yuriy Nagibin, Vladimir Arsenev
cinematography by Fyodor Dobronravov, Yuriy Gantman, Asakazu Nakai
music by  Isaac Schwarts
produced by

 Yoichi Matsue, Nikolay Sizov

cast Yuriy Solomin, Maksim Munzuk, Aleksandr Pyatkov, Svetlana Danilchenko
genres Adventure | Biography | Drama
production companies Atelier 41|Daiei Studios |Mosfilm

A Russian army explorer who is rescued in Siberia by a rugged Asian hunter renews his friendship with the woodsman years later when he returns as the head of a larger expedition. The hunter finds that all of his nature lore is of no help when he accompanies the explorer back to civilization.