About the film
Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin
Release Date: October 02, 1994
|Genres||:||Comedy, Romance, War|
|Production Companies||:||Channel Four Films, Domenico Procacci, Fandango, Portobello Pictures, MK2 Films, CNC, Canal+, Studio Trite, La Sept Cinéma|
|Writers||:||Zdeněk Svěrák, Vladimir Vojnovich|
Set in a small Ukrainian village during the outbreak of war with Germany in 1941 Private Chonkin, not overly endowed with intelligence, is left to guard a downed military aircraft. The authorities appear to have forgotten about him so this leaves him free to work his chams on the village postmistress, Njura, untill the local militia are tipped off.