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1967 Rated NR 1hr 45m

Faced with an unexpected pregnancy, Klavdia Vavilova (Nonna Mordyukova) -- a female commander in the Red Army -- is forced to stay with a Jewish family until her child is born, an experience that proves transformative for both Klavdia and her hosts. Aleksandr Askoldov directs this controversial Russian drama based on a short story by Vasili Grossman, a film that was banned by the Soviet government for more than 20 years.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


English, Russian, French, German, Spanish (Neutral), Italian

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital Mono, Russian: DTS 5.1 Surround, Russian: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.