Freeze-Die-Come to Life

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Freeze-Die-Come to Life ★★★½ Zamri Oumi Voskresni 1990

First feature film from Kanevski, who spent eight years in a labor camp before glasnost. The story of two children who overcome the crushing poverty and bleakness of life in a remote mining community with friendship and humor. Beautifully filmed images, fine acting, touching but never overly sentimental story. The title comes from a children's game of tag. In Russian with English subtitles. 105m/B VHS . RU Pavel Nazarov, Dinara Drukarova; D: Vitaly Kanevski; W: Vitaly Kanevski; C: Vladimir Brylyakov; M: Sergei Banevich.