Russophiles Unite! A Russian & Soviet Movie Podcast

A Russian Youth (Alexander Zolotukhin; 2019)

March 7, 2021

Lyn Seren, host of Gentlemen Don't Get Caught: An R.E.M. Podcast, joins Ally Pitts to discuss this depiction of an adolescent conscript's experience of the First World War, which features an unusual (and perhaps not wholly successful) artistic twist.

SPOILERS from about 8 minutes in until the end.

CONTENT WARNING: the film discussed contains violence and nudity.

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