Ivan's Childhood Blu-ray
Starring Nikolai Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, E. Zarikov, Nikolai Grinko, V. Malyavina, Irma Raouch Tarkovstaya, Andrey Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Tarkovsky directs this Soviet drama based on the short story 'Ivan' by Vladimir Bogomolov.
During the Second World War, 12-year-old Ivan (Nikolai Burlyaev) is orphaned after his family are killed by the Nazis.
He later joins a partisan group who use his diminutive stature and agility to gather intelligence.
Worried about his safety, his commanders take Ivan away from the front line but the boy, hell-bent on getting revenge for his parents' murder, insists on being given more dangerous assignments, with tragic consequences.
- Format: Blu-ray
- Region: B
- Certification: (PG)
- EAN: 5021866179407
- Catalogue number: ART179BD
- Studio: Curzon Artificial Eye
- Release date: 27/06/2016
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: B/W