Fate of a Man (1959) on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more. . (original title), Sudba cheloveka. Argentina . World-wide (English title), The Destiny Destiny of a Man (Fate of a Man) is a 1959 Soviet film adaptation of the novel by Mikhail Sholokhov, and also the directorial debut of Sergei Bondarchuk. Nov 7, 2013 Destiny of a Man (Russian: Судьба человека, translit. Sudba Cheloveka) is a 1959 Soviet film adaptation of the novel by Mikhail Sholokhov.