Director: Akira Kurosawa
Writer: Akira Kurosawa, Yuriy Nagibin, Vladimir Arsenev
Stars: Yuriy Solomin, Maksim Munzuk, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulyov, V. Lastochkin
Countries: Soviet Union, Japan
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.