The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin


1h 46m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Based on a famous banned Russian novel written by Vladimir Voinovic in 1969, a satire about the predicament caused by a Red Army soldier assigned to guard an enemy plane just prior to Russia's entrance into World War II.

Film Details

Also Known As
Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Chonkin, The, Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin, a Simple Soldier, Zivot a Neobycejna Dobroudruzstvi Vojaka Ivana Conkina
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Fandango; Film4 Productions; La Sept Cinema; Mk2 International; Rank Film Laboratory; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Curzon Artificial Eye; Mk2 International
Location
Czech Republic

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

Based on a famous banned Russian novel written by Vladimir Voinovic in 1969, a satire about the predicament caused by a Red Army soldier assigned to guard an enemy plane just prior to Russia's entrance into World War II.

Film Details

Also Known As
Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Chonkin, The, Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin, a Simple Soldier, Zivot a Neobycejna Dobroudruzstvi Vojaka Ivana Conkina
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Fandango; Film4 Productions; La Sept Cinema; Mk2 International; Rank Film Laboratory; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Curzon Artificial Eye; Mk2 International
Location
Czech Republic

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States September 1994

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) September 1-12, 1994.

Began shooting June 28, 1993.

Completed shooting September 6, 1993.

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) September 1-12, 1994.)