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Film Screening - The Commissar

Aleksandr Askoldov, USSR, 1967, 100 minutes. Shot to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Revolution, this Russian Civil War (1918-1922) drama sees a pregnant female cavalry commissar billetted with a reluctant Jewish family; they bond as the front line comes closer and closer. The soundtrack includes music by the great Russian composer Alfred Schnittke.

Category

Movies & Film

Time

Location

Dalhousie Art Gallery

Cost

Free

Contact

art.gallery@dal.ca