The Soviet New Wave: Films of the 60's & 70's: Nine Days of One Year

1961, NR, 110 min. Starring Aleksei Batalov, Innokenti Smoktunovsky, Tatyana Lavrova.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Thu., Nov. 1, 2001

Two nuclear physicists reveal their frank hopes and fears within the context of the new Krushchev era, a situation that is paralleled by the director (and film school teacher) in his collision between socialist realism and the Russian new wave. This series is a 11-film survey of Russian filmmmaking in the post-Stalin era, a period during which the state's ideological hamstrings on artists were noticeably loosened.

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The Soviet New Wave: Films of the 60's & 70's: Nine Days of One Year, Aleksei Batalov, Innokenti Smoktunovsky, Tatyana Lavrova

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