Annychka

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Annychka
Annychka.jpg
Directed by Borys Ivchenko
Written by Viktor Ivchenko
Starring Lyubov Rumyantseva
Grigore Grigoriu
Ivan Mykolaychuk
Konstantin Stepankov
Ivan Havrylyuk
Borislav Brondukov
Production
company
Release dates
  • 1968 (1968)
Running time
89 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Ukrainian, Russian

Annychka (Ukrainian: Анничка) is a 1968 Ukrainian drama.

The film, which was produced at the Dovzhenko Film Studios, takes place in 1943 and is about a Hutsul girl played by Lyubov Rumyantseva. In 1969 it received a Golden Tower award at the Phnom Penh Film Festival in Cambodia. The director received a special prize at the Kyiv Film Festival. In USSR alone, in 1969 25.1 million people saw it.

Synopsis[edit]

The film dwells of the love story in the midst of the Second World War in 1943. A Hutsul girl Annychka finds herself in the middle of hostilities and gets acquainted with a wounded soldier in the forest. Looking after the soldier, she falls in love with him and turns against her boyfriend in the village, who became a Nazi collaborator. Having told her father of the decision to elope with the soldier she drives her father to despair and eventual insanity. The story ends on a tragic note, when the father kills his daughter.

See also[edit]

Propala Hramota (1972) - other work of Borys Ivchenko

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