"Freeze, Die, Come to Life"
Directed by Vitaly Kanevski
The recipient of the
Golden Camera Award from the Cannes International Film Festival and a European Film Award,
Vitaly Kanevski depicts the brutal conditions of life in and around Stalinist labor camps
as seen through the eyes of two remarkable children. This first feature by Vitaly
Kanevski, who also wrote the screenplay and co-produced the film, is based on some of his
own experiences during the eight years he spent growing up outside such a camp. With Pavel
Nazarov, Dinara Drukarova, Yelena Popova. Russian with English subtitles.