Ivan's Childhood / My Name Is Ivan / Ivanovo detstvo / Иваново детство (1962) DVD9 Criterion Collection
The debut feature from the great Andrei Tarkovsky.
Having lost his father, mother, and sister in the early days of World War II, 12-year-old Ivan thinks only of vengeance. All that remains of his childhood appears at night in his restless dreams. Joining a military intelligence unit, he moves behind enemy lines in the Pripet Marshes, reporting on troop movements and locations of equipment and supplies. The proud, resolute boy is well liked by his superior Captain Kholin and by Colonel Gryaznov, the head of the intelligence unit. They decide, however, that he should be placed in a school to the rear, away from the dangers of war. Rebelling against the plan, Ivan runs away but returns shortly and is permitted to rejoin the group. He is given a dangerous assignment: to cross the river and gather information on the enemy's strength. On a cold autumn night, the boy makes the crossing and disappears into the dark forest....

Director: Andrey Tarkovskiy
Cast: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Yevgeni Zharikov, Stepan Krylov, Nikolay Grinko, Dmitri Milyutenko, Valentina Malyavina, Andrey Konchalovskiy
Country: Soviet Union
Genre: Drama, War

Ivan's Childhood / Иваново детство (1962) Criterion Collection
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BD50 + DVD9 | 1080p AVC, NTSC | 01:35:13 | 40.1 Gb + 6.78 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Russian
Subtitles: English

• "Life as a Dream" - video appreciation of Andrei Tarkovsky and "Ivan's Childhood" (30:46)
• Interview with actor Nikolai Burlyaev (11:00)
• Interview with cinematographer Vadim Yusov (12:00)

Ivan's Childhood / Иваново детство (1962) Curzon Artificial Eye
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BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:34:51 | 43.3 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Russian
Subtitles: English

• Selected scene commentary with Film Psychoanalyst Mary Wild (8:08)
• Introduction by Mary Wild (2:35)
• Interview with actor Evgeniy Zharikov (18:27)
• Interview with Director of Photography Vadim Usov (33:09)
• Interview with Composer Vyaaheslav Ovchinnikov (33:19)