Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Larisa Shepitko: The Ascent - Восхождение (1976)

Ascent (1976)

Director Larisa Shepitko.
Starring Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostuhin, Anatoly Solonitsyn.
Composer Alfred Schnittke.

Ascent (1976)

The Ascent was awarded the Grand Prix at 1977 Western Berlin festival and brought Larisa Shepitko world-wide fame. The film was purchased and displayed in 40 countries.
Larissa Shepitko died in a car accident in 1979, when she was 41 years old.

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