Aleksandr Rogozhkin, “The Cuckoo”, 2002
April 27 - 18:00 - 20:30
Screening with introduction and discussion.
The Cuckoo is a 2002 Russian historical comedy drama film directed by Aleksandr Rogozhkin.
September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ‘Smersh’, has a narrow escape. They are soldiers of the two enemy armies. A Lapp woman Anni gives a shelter to both of them at her farm. For Anni they are not enemies, but just men.