Ivan's Childhood

95 minutes 1962 8.0

The story of the childhood that was lost. A journey through the fragments of a young boy's war-torn upbringing, interspersed with the quiet family life of World War II as it went for the protagonist Ivan. Andrej Tarkovsky's debut film is a frightening and unforgettable depiction of the war's impact on children.

Ivan's Childhood was praised by both Ingmar Bergman and Krzysztof Kieslowski, and was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1962.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Original title: Ivanovo detstvo
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama, war
Actors: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Evgeniy Zharikov
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Script: Vladimir Bogomolov, Mikhail Papava
Country: Russia
Language: Russian, German