Russophiles Unite! A Russian & Soviet Movie Podcast

I am Twenty (Marlen Khutsiev; 1965)

April 4, 2021

Nadja Bee, film critic and co-founder of KinoSelect, joins Ally Pitts to discuss a sprawling drama from the 1960s in which a group of friends navigate the trials, tribulations, and joys of young adulthood. Oh, and a youthful Andrei Tarkovsky shows up briefly as a jerk at a party.

CONTENT WARNING: The film's plot includes the death of a parent.

SPOILERS from about 22 minutes in until the end.

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