Cross Currents in Russian Literature, Film and Music
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Come and See
A fellow Mubi fan directed me to this Belarussian film, Come and See (1985), which offers a unique view on World War II and its aftermath. It was one of the most-watched Soviet movies of all time with many haunting images. It appears to be getting a second look, judging by this recent review by Roger Ebert Unfortunately, the full length version is no longer available on YouTube, but here is an extended trailer.