Ivan's Childhood (1962)

Not Rated   |    |  Drama, War


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In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.


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  • Nikolay Burlyaev and Evgeniy Zharikov in Ivan's Childhood (1962)
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Directors:

Andrei Tarkovsky , Eduard Abalov

Writers:

Vladimir Bogomolov (story "Ivan"), Vladimir Bogomolov (screenplay), Mikhail Papava (screenplay)

Awards

2 wins.

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3 November 2017 | benjaminburt
7
| Skillful, but not Especially Engaging
Ivan's Childhood is a pretty masterful example of editing, cinematography, acting, direction, and pretty much everything else that's right about film. Unfortunately, the drama or suspense is not very gripping.

This is as simple as I can put it. Film buffs will probably love this movie. It's crafted like a work of art. The average moviegoer will probably be bored during the film.

This film kind of defies convention and rating. I thought it was well- made, I just thought it wasn't very engaging.

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