* AcceptableTargets: The original stories had Tatars as enemies, but the Soviets changed it to Tugars.
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Ilya's wife singing to the forest animals.
** However, the work she does at the time is quite important to the plot.
** The {{Fanservice}} dance at the enemy's camp fits better.
* {{Macekre}}: many who know of the original view the Roger Corman version as this.
* MartyStu: Ilya, oh so very much.
* {{Squick}}: "The falcons were witness to our love..."