20 дней без войны – 20 Days without War

Alexei Gherman’s first two solo features, 1971’s Trial on the Road and 1976’s Twenty Days Without War, both remarkable, unorthodox, and decidedly anti-heroic war films, met with official disapproval and censorship. The former was still banned (and would remain so for another decade) when Gherman embarked on the latter. A subtle, intimate, and affecting drama, … Continue reading “20 дней без войны – 20 Days without War”

Алексей Герман “20 дней без войны”

Alexei German’s first two solo features, 1971’s Trial on the Road and 1976’s Twenty Days Without War, both remarkable, unorthodox, and decidedly anti-heroic war films, met with official disapproval and censorship. The former was still banned (and would remain so for another decade) when German embarked on the latter. A subtle, intimate, and affecting drama, … Continue reading “Алексей Герман “20 дней без войны””