Cover image for Ivanovo detstvo = [videorecording (DVD)] : Ivan's childhood
Ivanovo detstvo = [videorecording (DVD)] : Ivan's childhood
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2007.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (29 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Video disc
General Note:
Based on the novella: Ivan / by Vladimir Bogomolov.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.

Booklet includes an essay by film scholar Dina Iordanova, an essay by Tarkovskiĭ ("Between two films"), and a poem by Arseny Tarkovskiĭ ("Ivan's willow").

Special features: "Life as a dream", video appreciation of Tarkovskiĭ & the film by Tarkovskiĭ expert Vida T. Johnson (in English, 31 min.); interview with Burli͡aev (in Russian with English subtitles, 10 min.); interview with I͡Usov (in Russian with English subtitles, 11 min.).