Joris Ivens and wife Marceline Loridan took their cameras into Pharmacy No. 3 in Shanghai, which in addition to dispensing drugs manages an outreach program of medical services, an extension of the pharmacy’s in-house medical care center.
On a winter day, Walter Dahlman is getting ready for a job interview; he’s an unemployed architect in Hamburg. As he leaves his flat with little time to spare, a boy of about eight stops him in the hall and asks for a ride to school. Walter doesn’t know the lad, who says he’s Yuri.
A deeply personal view on the life of artist Gustav Klucis, one of the foremost representatives of early 20th century Russian avant-guard art, whose life drama reflects the tragedy of a whole nation during the years of Stalin’s repressions.