VIU Movie Series – Movie Proposal by Russian Students

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by intern No Comments

Monday, Oct 13rd, 5 pm, Room 9A 

“Twenty Days Without War”, 1976, 101 min

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by Aleksey German

starring Yuri Nikulin and Lyudmila Gurchenko

Twenty Days Without War (Russian: Двадцать дней без войны, Dvadtsat dney bez Voyny) is a 1976 Soviet film based on a story by Konstantin Simonov. The  film describes the life of Major Lopatin, military journalist during World War II, who went to his hometown of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) in Middle Asia, where he was romantically involved with a woman. He spent a 20-day leave following the Battle of Stalingrad and saw the shooting of a film based on his wartime articles he has written.

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