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The Ascent

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Directed by Larisa Shepitko
Soviet Union, India, 1977
Drama, History

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Set during World War II’s darkest days, Larisa Shepitko’s The Ascent follows the path of two peasant soldiers, cut off from their troop, who trudge through the snowy backwoods of Belarus seeking refuge among villagers.

Synopsis

Set during World War II’s darkest days, Larisa Shepitko’s The Ascent follows the path of two peasant soldiers, cut off from their troop, who trudge through the snowy backwoods of Belarus seeking refuge among villagers.

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The AscentDirected byLarisa Shepitko

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
2018
Berlin International Film Festival
1977 | 3 wins including: Golden Berlin Bear
1977 | Special Mention: Interfilm Award

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