Come and See / Viens et vois / Idi i smotri / Иди и смотри (1985) 2 x DVD9 RUSCICO
A feature by Elem Klimov made from the script by Ales Adamovich. It was released in 1985 and ranks among the most horrifying war films. It's not only about the war of 1941-1945 exactly, but about any war, its devastating force sweeping away the natural course of things. The film is based upon documental facts and "The Khatyn Story" by Ales Adamovich. The authors describe the place and events which became a symbol of national tragedy.

The hero of the film is Flyora, a sixteen-year-old boy that turned to the woods to help the partisans. At the beginning he is just a kid. Then he lives through the horror of the Nazi executions and becomes amazingly grown-up, and even old. The war had distorted the once tender childish facial features - it's all wrinkles now. The altered face of Flyora is the face of War. The authors were so true-to-life, uncompromising and austere as to portray in the centre of the film not some grown-up man, but an unexperienced kid with his childhood still here.

Director: Elem Klimov
Cast: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Lauciavicius, Vladas Bagdonas
Country: Soviet Union
Genre: Drama, History, War

2 x DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:03:47 + 01:12:47 | 5.71 Gb + 5.66 Gb
Language: Russian, English, Arabic
Subtitles: English, Russian, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano, Nederlands, Portugues, Japanese, Hebrew, Svenska, Chinese, Arabic

-- Interview with director Elem Klimov
-- Interview with production designer Viktor Petrov
-- Interview with actor Aleksey Kravchenko
-- Archive materials "Partisans in Belarus", "Nazi' Brutalities"
-- Cast and Crew Filmographies
-- Photo Album

BD50 | 1080p AVC | 02:22:56 | 37.1 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Russian
Subtitles: English, Japanese

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