Directed by Aleksander Dovzhenko
G. Astafyev as the leader of the Skyths
Nikolai Nademsky as the Grandpa/General
Les Podorozhnij as Pavlo
I. Selyuk as Ataman
Semyon as Timosh
A grandfather fills the head of his grandson with stories of a legendary Scythian treasure and the boy spends the rest of his life trying to find it. The overall epic story covers Ukrainian history from an ancient Viking invasion to the post-Revolutionary period.