This Criterion Edition of the film is cleaned up with a high definition digital transfer. There is a new subtitle translation. The highlight of the features is the interview with Nicholai (Kolya) Burlyaev, who portrayed Ivan. He reminisces how he was cast at 14 and how the film was made.
Vladimir Bogomolov (1926 - 2003) was a Soviet writer. His early short story "Ivan" was adapted to screen as "Ivan's Childhood" (1962) by Andrei Tarkovsky.
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|Andrei Tarkovsky, Eduard Abalov|