Title: Bitter Harvest
Directed by: George Mendeluk
Written by: Richard Bachynsky Hoover
Starring: Max Irons, Samantha Barks and Terence Stamp
Release Date: 2/24/2017
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Based on one of the most overlooked tragedies of the 20th century, Bitter Harvest is a powerful story of love, honor, rebellion and survival as seen through the eyes of two young lovers caught in the ravages of Joseph Stalin’s genocidal policies against Ukraine in the 1930s. As Stalin advances the ambitions of communists in the Kremlin, a young artist named Yuri ( Max Irons ) battles to survive famine, imprisonment and torture to save his childhood sweetheart Natalka ( Samantha Barks ) from the “Holodomor,” the death‑by‑starvation program that ultimately killed millions of Ukrainians. Against this tragic backdrop, Yuri escapes from a Soviet prison and joins the anti‑Bolshevik resistance movement as he battles to reunite with Natalka and continue the fight for a free Ukraine.
Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No
Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No
Dedication: This film is dedicated to the innocent victims.