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3.2
11 Ratings

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Directed by Caspar Wrede
United Kingdom, Norway, 1970
Drama

Synopsis

Fly-on-the-wall treatment of an ordinary day in the life of a prisoner in Stalin’s Gulag. Closely adapted from Solzhenitsyn’s classic novel based on his own experiences. Shot entirely on location in northern Norway.

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Directed by Caspar Wrede

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1972 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1973 | Nominee: UN Award