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still from The Ascent (Larisa Shepitko, SU 1977)

Restored & Unseen: The Ascent

Larisa Shepitko / SUHH, 1977 / 110 min.

Larisa Sheptiko’s overwhelming last film. Shepitko, one of the greatest film talents of the Soviet Union, won the Golden Bear at the 1977 Berlin Film Festival for this spiritual and transcendent masterpiece. The Ascent was restored by Mosfilm in 2018.

Details

Director

Larisa Shepitko

Production year

1977

Country

SUHH

Original title

The Ascent

Length

110 min.

Language

Russian

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Restored & Unseen

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