“Genetic Memory of War”: Elem Klimov’s Come and See (Criterion Collection)

The idea,” states Klimov’s brother and collaborator, German Klimov, “was to tell the truth.” By Jeremy Carr. Elem Klimov’s Come and See, an unremitting 1985 opus and one of Soviet cinema’s great anti-war dramas, enjoyed a swift and positive period of reevaluation when a new restoration made its theatrical rounds … Continue reading “Genetic Memory of War”: Elem Klimov’s Come and See (Criterion Collection)