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The Errors of Youth

Oshibki yunosti

Directed by Boris Frumin
Soviet Union, 1978


After his stint in the army a restless young man wanders from place to place in a desperate search for “life.”

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The Errors of Youth Directed by Boris Frumin

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  • Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film The Errors of Youth

    Restless young man wanders from place to place in order to "experience life." The film portrays late '70s USSR as bleak landscape: no one even pays lip service to the ideology anymore. No portraits of Lenin and the words "working class" are only spat sarcastically by thieves. Marx scrapped Christ, time scrapped Marx, there's not much left to go on. Desperation nips his heels, everywhere's just another trap.

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