Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin

Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin
Život a neobyčejná dobrodružství vojáka Ivana Čonkina

Czech Republic, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Russia, 1994, 106 min
Fiction

Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin
Život a neobyčejná dobrodružství vojáka Ivana Čonkina

Czech Republic, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Russia, 1994, 106 min
Fiction

Jiří Menzel's grotesque tragicomedy based on the novel by Vladimír Vojnović. Our buffoon of a hero, Ivan, watches 1941 slip by in a remote Russian village named Rudá (read Red). The absurdity of Russian Bolshevism is revealed through comic episodes tinged with bitter undertones.

Cast / Gennadij Nazarov, Zoja Burjak, Vladimír Iljin, Sergej Garmaš, Valerij Zolotuchin, Zinovij Gerdt, Marija Vinogradova    Writer / Zdeněk Svěrák    Story / Vladimír Vojnovič    DoP / Jaromír Šofr    Editor / Jiří Brožek    Sound / Jiří Moudrý    Music / Jiří Šust

Release Date / 20 October 1994

Czech Film Center

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