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Zavtra byla voyna (1987)

This movie is based on a novel by Boris Vasiliev and describes life in a small Russian provincial town in 1940 - one year before Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Two school girls for the ... See full summary »

Director:

Yuriy Kara

Writers:

Boris Vasilev (novel), Boris Vasilev (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sergey Nikonenko ... Principal Nikolay Romakhin
Nina Ruslanova ... Iskra's Mother
Vera Alentova ... Valendra
Irina Cherichenko ... Iskra Polyakova
Natalya Negoda ... Zina
Yuliya Tarkhova ... Vika Lyuberetskaya
Vladimir Zamanskiy ... Lyuberetsky
Radij Ovchinnikov ... Zhora Landys
Gennadi Frolov ... Stameskin
Vladislav Demchenko ... Ostapchuk
Sergei Stolyarov ... Artyom Shefer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aleksandr Aleksandrov Aleksandr Aleksandrov ... (as A. Aleksandrov)
Viktor Anikiyev ... (as V. Anikiyev)
M. Anisimov M. Anisimov
Valeri Ataman Valeri Ataman
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This movie is based on a novel by Boris Vasiliev and describes life in a small Russian provincial town in 1940 - one year before Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Two school girls for the first time in their lives discover truth about Stalin repressions against innocent people. Written by Konstantin Dlutskii <kedlutski@mailexcite.com>

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Drama | Family | War

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

19 October 1987 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Tomorrow Was the War See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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a portrait
15 June 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...for a time, an age and a country. for Stalinism. precise, honest, simple. and, more important, useful. a film about young people. and the brutal discover of truth. about the nuances of an unique age. and the clash of freshness of youth against near reality. sepia sequences. definitions. traits of teens. love and happiness. and the message. sure, it is easy to analize the film from the perspective of Glasnost. but, in strange manner, that remains just a detail. it is a powerful film. for story, performances and cinematography. and that could be the lead motif for see it.


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