FOR INOCHKIN / DOBRO POALOVAT´, ILI POSTORONNIM VHOD VOSPREŠCJON
Klimov’s 1964 film was judged „anti-soviet“ and banned shortly after its creation; only in times of Perestroika was it shown to the public. The eminent director’s debut is an amusing comedy and – at the same time – an acerbic satire on a Stalinist pedant’s authoritarian regime. In a holiday camp for young soviet “pioneers”, overseer Dynin terrorizes the kids. When the popular Kostja secretly swims to the other side of the river, Dynin throws him out of the camp. Because Kostja fears that his grandmother would not survive such shameful news, he goes into hiding…
Caligari: 23.04. / 10 a.m.