Russophiles Unite! Movie Podcast

My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksei German Sr; 1985)

July 5, 2018

For our first film of the month, it's My Friend Ivan Lapshin, directed by Aleksei German Sr. Ally is joined by filmmaker and podcaster Martin Kessler, who hosts Flixwise Canada. He has also written a series of in-depth essays on Aleksei German and his films published by film site The Pink Smoke.

SPOILERS from about 23 minutes in until the end.

My Friend Ivan Lapshin stars Andrei Boltnev, Nina Ruslanova, and Andrey Mironov.

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