An anti-Nazi film, it depicted a Russian girl enslaved to an inhuman German family. She is even robbed of her name and forced to answer to "No. 217". Subplots depict abuse directed at other POWs. This reflected the use by Nazis of OST-Arbeiter as slave labour, including as family servants.

Librettist (Film score for "Girl No. 217" Soviet drama film directed by Mikhail Romm.)
Date of composition 1945
Type Film score
Instruments Orchestra
Autotranslations beta Aram Khatchatourian: Girl No. 217
Aram Il'ič Chačaturjan: Girl No. 217
Aram Chatschaturjan: Girl No. 217