Monday, Oct 13rd, 5 pm, Room 9A
“Twenty Days Without War”, 1976, 101 min
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.