My Name Is Ivan

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My Name Is Ivan ★★★½ Ivan's Childhood; The Youngest Spy 1962

Tarkovsky's first feature film is a vivid, wrenching portrait of a young Soviet boy surviving as a spy behind enemy lines during WWII. Technically stunning, heralding the coming of modern cinema's greatest formalist. In Russian with English subtitles. 84m/B VHS . RU Kolya Burlyayev, Valentin Zubkov, Ye Zharikov, S. Krylov; D: Andrei Tarkovsky. Venice Film Fest. ‘62: Film.