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Soviet Film Wednesday: Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood (aka My Name is Ivan) was made in 1962, and is one of the most skillfully crafted films of all time, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring young Nikolay Burlyaev. The film delves into the impact of war on young Ivan, a twelve year old orphan who befriends three Soviet soldiers during World War …

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