World soundtrack awards
Come and See
Archived: Come and See - Idi i smotri (1985)

director: Elem Klimov

composer: Oleg Yanchenko
With: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, a.o.

duration: 142 minutes
War, Drama

Film Fest Gent - Come and See

"The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya (Aleksey Kravchenko) into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha (Olga Mironova), who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope." (Mosfilm)

"Directing with angry eloquence, Klimov taps into that hallucinatory nether world of blood and mud and escalating madness that Francis Coppola found in 'Apocalypse Now'." (Washinghton Post) 


director: Elem Klimov
composer: Oleg Yanchenko
screenplay: Ales Adamovich, Elem Klimov
Editor: Valeriya Belova
Cinematography: Aleksei Rodionov
sound: Viktor Mors

production company: Mosfilm

More info

dialogue: Russian
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Russia
year: 1985


ELEM KLIMOV (1933-2003): Ostorozhno: poshlost (1959, short), Zhenikh (1960, short), Smotrite, nebo! (1962, short), Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964), Tous les enfants du monde (1964, short), Pokhozhdeniya zubnogo vracha (1965), Novogodnaya skazka (1968, TV movie), Sport, sport, sport (1970), I vsyo-taki ya veryu... (1975), Larisa (1980, short), Rasputin (1981), Proshchanie (1983), Come and See (1985).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,37

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