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Come and See (1985)

Idi i smotri (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, War | 17 October 1985 (Hungary)
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After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.

Director:

Elem Klimov (as E. Klimov)

Writers:

Ales Adamovich (story) (as A. Adamovich), Ales Adamovich (screenplay) (as A. Adamovich) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksey Kravchenko ... Flyora Gaishun (as A. Kravchenko)
Olga Mironova ... Glasha (as O. Mironova)
Liubomiras Laucevicius ... Kosach (as L. Lautsyavichius)
Vladas Bagdonas ... Roubej (as V. Bagdonas)
Jüri Lumiste ... German officer, a nazi fanatic
Viktors Lorencs ... German general (as V. Lorents)
Kazimir Rabetsky Kazimir Rabetsky ... (as K. Rabetsky)
Evgeniy Tilicheev ... Gezhel, German translator (as Ye. Tilicheyev)
Aleksandr Berda Aleksandr Berda ... (as A. Berda)
G. Velts G. Velts ... German
V. Vasilyev V. Vasilyev
Igor Gnevashev Igor Gnevashev ... (as I. Gnevashev)
Vasiliy Domrachyov ... (as V. Domrachyov)
G. Yelkin G. Yelkin
Evgeniy Kryzhanovskiy ... (as Ye. Kryzhanovsky)
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The feature film directed by Elem Klimov, shot in the genre of military drama. The action takes place on the territory of Belarus in 1943. In the center of the story is a Belarusian boy, who witnesses the horrors of the Nazi punitive action, turning from a cheerful teenager into a gray-haired old man for two days. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

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Trivia

It's been said that Aleksey Kravchenko was so overwhelmed with the film's subject matter that his hair turned gray during filming. See more »

Goofs

In the barn scene near the end, a man peeks out the window and is immediately shot. In this moment, the audio of everyone else in the barn screaming stopped for a second and the gun sound effect played. See more »

Quotes

Flyora Gaishun: To love... to have children...
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Referenced in Evening Urgant: Aleksey Kravchenko/JONY (2020) See more »

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Korobeiniki
Written by Nikolai A. Nekrasov
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Beyond war
17 December 2007 | by mona_tabetSee all my reviews

I have to say, I was not crazy about watching this film. I don't normally like war movies. This one was particularly painful to watch because it was so very real. Having grown up in a war zone, I was taken back to those days. I knew the look in Florya's eyes. I had seen it in the eyes of people I grew up with. I recognized his responses, as they were so very similar to the ones taken by the survivors around me. I felt the heaviness in the atmosphere, felt the moments laden with life or death for simple actions. Not many words in this film, yet so expressive. It takes you into the life of a young adolescent and you get to live his life and the horrors that he goes through. You see him age before your very eyes. It's not about the physical aspects of war, not about the artillery, the noise, the heroes, but its effects on the soul. That's what stays with you.


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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Belarusian | Russian | German

Release Date:

17 October 1985 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Come and See See more »

Filming Locations:

Soviet Union

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,053, 23 February 2020

Gross USA:

$71,909

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$168,817
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Belarusfilm, Mosfilm See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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