Postponed: COME AND SEE (Иди и смотри)

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First show: March 06

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“A disorienting and undifferentiated amalgam of almost lyrical poeticism and expressionist nightmare.”– Wally Hammond, Time Out

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This widely acclaimed film from Soviet director Elem Klimov is a stunning, senses-shattering plunge into the dehumanizing horrors of war. As Nazi forces encroach on his small village in present-day Belarus, teenage Flyora (Aleksei Kravchenko, in one of the screen’s most searing depictions of anguish since Renée Falconetti’s Joan of Arc) eagerly joins the Soviet resistance. Rather than the adventure and glory he envisioned, what he finds is a waking nightmare of unimaginable carnage and cruelty—rendered with a feverish, otherworldly intensity by Klimov’s subjective camerawork and expressionistic sound design. Nearly suppressed by Soviet censors who took eight years to approve its script, Come and See is perhaps the most visceral, impossible-to-forget antiwar film ever made.

Directed by Elem Klimov. Screenplay by Elem Klimov & Ales Adamovich. Cinematography by Alexei Rodionov. Sound by Viktor Mors. With Alexei Kravchenko (Flyora), Olga Mironova (Glasha), Liubomiras Laucevičius (Kosach), Vladas Bagdonas (Rubezh), Evgeniy Tilicheyev (Ukrainian collaborator), Viktors Lorents (German commander) & Jüri Lumiste (young German officer). USSR. 1985. In Belarusian, Russian, and German with English subtitles. Aspect ratio 1.37:1. 143 min.

The horrors of Nazi occupation in World War II are seen through the eyes of a Soviet teenager in Elem Klimov’s newly restored “Come and See,” from 1985. – J. Hoberman, NY Times.

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