My Name Is Ivan

  • 1962
  • 1 HR 37 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama, War

This first feature from Soviet director Andrei Tarkovsky, an intense cinematic poem about war and childhood, presents the most horrific account of war's ravaging effect on a child's innocence since Roberto Rossellini's GERMANY, YEAR ZERO. Like Rossellini's Edmund, Tarkovsky's Ivan (Kolya Burlyayev) is a 12-year-old man/boy who has known little else but...read more

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(Movie Clip) Questions Are Getting Weirder
Only roughly taken in by Russian soldiers, Ivan (Nicolai Burlyaev) sleeps, then dreams of his presumably dead mother (Irina Tarkovskaya), in Andrei Ta (more…)
(Movie Clip) There's A Cuckoo
Opening scenes comprising Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky's quite spectacular debut on the international cinema scene, Nikolai Burlyalev the boy, Ir (more…)
(Movie Clip) Tell Staff Member 51
Russian officer Kholin (Valentin Zubkov) is wakened by Corporal Katasonov (Stepan Krylov), with news that young Ivan (Nikolai Burlyaev) has presented (more…)

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  • Review: This first feature from Soviet director Andrei Tarkovsky, an intense cinematic poem about war and childhood, presents the most horrific account of war's ravaging effect on a child's innocence since Roberto Rossellini's GERMANY, YEAR ZERO. Like Rossellini's… (more)

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