The Vyborg Side

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The Vyborg Side
Directed by Grigori Kozintsev
Leonid Trauberg
Written by Grigori Kozintsev
Leonid Trauberg
Lev Slavin
Starring Boris Chirkov
Cinematography Andrei Moskvin
Georgi Filatov
Release dates
  • 2 February 1939 (1939-02-02)
Running time
3277 meters (121 minutes)
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

The Vyborg Side (Russian: Выборгская сторона) is a 1939 Soviet film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, the final part of trilogy about the life of a young factory worker, Maxim. The film was also released in the United States under the title New Horizons.


Following the Russian Revolution, Maksim is appointed state commissar in charge of the national bank. With great efforts, he learns the complexies of the banking trade and begins to fight off sabotaging underlings. Dymba, now a violent enemy of the Republic, tries to rob a wine store but is arrested with Maksim's help. Maksim also exposes a conspiracy of a group of tsarist officers who prepare an attempt against Lenin. He then joins the Red Army in its fight against the German occupation.


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