Ivan's Childhood, Blu-ray


Andrei Tarkovsky directs this Soviet drama based on the short story 'Ivan' by Vladimir Bogomolov.

During the Second World War, 12-year-old Ivan (Nikolai Burlyaev) is orphaned after his family are killed by the Nazis.

He later joins a partisan group who use his diminutive stature and agility to gather intelligence.

Worried about his safety, his commanders take Ivan away from the front line but the boy, hell-bent on getting revenge for his parents' murder, insists on being given more dangerous assignments, with tragic consequences.


  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Region: B
  • Certification: (PG)
  • EAN: 5021866179407
  • Catalogue number: ART179BD
  • Studio: Curzon Artificial Eye
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: B/W


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