About

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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Directed by

Andrei Tarkovsky

Written by

Vladimir Bogomolov (Writer)
Mikhail Papava (Writer)
E. Smirnov (Script Editor)
Andrei Konchalovsky (Screenplay)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

Russia, Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Tagline

Dreams of a victim of the war

Cast

Keywords

dream swamp animal spy apple children in wartime 1940s flashback flare

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Lists

#370 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?