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Far from the Motherland (Vdali ot rodiny)

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Far from the Motherland
(Vdali ot rodiny)
Vdali ot rodiny-DVD.jpg
DVD Cover
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Aleksei Shvachko
Release Date 1960
Language Russian
Studio Dovzhenko Film Studios
Main Cast
Character Actor
Lt. Goncharenko alias Heinrich von Goldring Vadim Medvedev
Monique Tarval Zinaida Kirienko
Madame Tarval Olga Vikland
Eduard Strohng Mikhail Belousov
Willi Berthgold Vsevolod Aksyonov
Hauptman (Capt.) Otto Saugel Mikhail Kozakov

Far from the Motherland (Vdali ot rodiny) is a Soviet 1960 war movie directed by Aleksei Shvachko and based on the novel by Yuri Dold-Mikhajlik. Soviet intelligence agent Lt. Goncharenko operates in a Nazi occupied European state under the name of German officer Baron Heinrich von Goldring. His mission is to locate the secret underground factory that produces new types of weapons.

The following weapons were used in the film Far from the Motherland (Vdali ot rodiny):


Luger P08

Lt. Goncharenko (Vadim Medvedev), operating under the name of Heinrich von Goldring, carries a Luger P08. Lugers are also used by provocateur Ludwig (Evgeniy Baliev) and Gestapo officer Lemke (Georgiy Kozakovskiy).

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
Goncharenko, in German uniform, holds a Luger, taken from disarmed local resistance fighter.
Goncharenko holds his own service pistol in same scene.
He puts the pistol back in holster.
Ludwig with a Luger.
Goncharenko and Ludwig grapple for the pistol.
A resistance fighter holds the pistol, taken from Goncharenko.
Lemke interrogates Goncharenko-Goldring, arrested after the attempt of high rank official Gartner.
Goncharenko kills Saugel who uncovered Soviet agent.

Walther PPK

A nickel plated Walther PPK is Goncharenko's backup weapon. He gives this pistol to weapon engineer Eduard Strohng (Mikhail Belousov) after the latter escaped from the secret factory.

Early Waffenamt marked Walther PPK - 7.65x17mm Auto (.32 ACP). The screen gun is of same version.
Goncharenko holds his pistol during the action against Gartner in the restaurant.
A good view of Goncharenko's nickel plated PPK.
Another view of the pistol.
Goncharenko hands the pistol to Strohng.

Submachine Guns


MP40s are used by German soldiers and local resistance fighters.

MP40 - 9x19mm
A resistance fighter, dressed in German uniform, holds an MP40 at the background.
SS-men with MP40s are seen when Goncharenko-Goldring is arrested after the attempt on Gartner.
SS-men with MP40s in search of escaped Strohng.

Other Weapons

Pak 40

Several abandoned Pak 40 AT guns are seen in the scene when Goncharenko crosses the frontline.

7.5 cm Pak 40 anti-tank gun - 75x714mm R


In one scene von Goldring and Monique watch German newsreel in cinema.

StuG III Ausf. F or G tank destroyer on parade.
German soldiers carry Karabiner 98k rifles.

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