Come and See (1985)

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Avg Rating: 4.4 / 5. Voted: 91

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AKA: Idi I Smotri
Directed by: Elem Klimov
Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko (Gaishun), Olga Mironova (Glasha)
Country: Soviet Union, European Cinema
Language: Belarusian, Russian (English subtitles)
Runtime: 02:22:25
Genres: Based on a True Story, Military, Nazism, Teen-oriented, Violence Against Animals, Racism

Plot – Spoilers:
A couple of Belarusian kids hope to join the Resistance during the Nazi occupation of WW2. But for this they need guns. They find one buried in the sand and the next day one of them, Gaishun is recruited by the Resistance. Gaishun is thrilled at the prospect of taking on the Nazis and spends the day with a beaming smile that is in contrast to the jaded, weary faces of his older comrades.

But before Gaishun can earn his stripes, the village is bombed and he is left to wander the desolate countryside accompanied by a young girl Glasha who had been rescued by the Resistance.

From the naive thrill of fighting for his land, Gaishun is soon battered into an unstable pulp of fear, insanity and guilt by the realities of war. Guilt because it is suggested the Nazis noticed him digging up guns and so bombed his village.

Come and See is replete with grand scenes that defy conventional depictions of fighting and war.

Favorite Scene:
The one with the cow during a bleak dusk lit up by flares and gunfire.

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RedArmageddon
RedArmageddon
June 28, 2020 9:16 pm

This movie is astonishing !!
I was so surprised when I saw it, the story is heartbreaking (obviously, it’s set in WW2 duh), the performance of the actors is really great, especially Gaishun/Florya’s !!
Sure, the pace is ,,,, heh, boring/kinda slow, but if you hang in there, there really are beautiful shots/scenes.
The end is just (wow) incredibly sad (for me), ’cause you know what happened in this movie happened irl.
But yeah, it’s a pretty good movie, recommand !! >:^]

Pame
Pame
July 19, 2020 9:43 pm

I came here for a youtube video because they was saying is the most sacariest movie ever made … but in my opinion is not the most easy movie to watch but is a heartbreaking painful but beautiful movie
have beautiful photography the landscape where the shot was filmed they are really pretty in like naturalistic kind of way almost like dogma type of movie in one scene you can almost seen the light was changing this movie almost reminded me a little bit the Ivan childhood of Tarkovsky I can see the similituded both of the movie the context is the war both of the movie the kid is the principal character so far the kid actor is pretty good and the girl to but if you ask me i still prefer tarksvosky I am agree the sometimes have bizarre shots but in a weird way work in the style of the movie

Xtián
Xtián
August 6, 2020 7:04 am

One of the best movies ever made.

ianschulz1
ianschulz1
December 12, 2020 6:37 am

A flat-out masterpiece, harrowing and unforgettable. With both documentary-like immediacy and terrifying surrealism, you are traveling with the protagonist into the devastating heart of the atrocities in Belarus during the Second World War. There is no false triumph or glory here, just devastation and survivors who envy the dead.

OJ
OJ
December 13, 2020 9:29 am

It’s not what SS and nazi did to the world bothers me, but it’s who we are as human beings as we saw in recent Azerbaijan Armenian war makes me sad and leaves me heart broken. These 2 nations been part of soviet union and both suffered along with other parts of USSR during second world war. However it did not stopped them starting a war and killing each other. We are not fallen angels, we are just risen animals who look for a chance to get back to our nature.

Lotty Da
Lotty Da
September 6, 2021 8:32 pm

Powerful movie, beautiful and well acted. Yes some scenes maybe artsy or drawn out, but only adds to the emotion of this film. If this doesn’t stir something in ya, you are heartless. You nazi’s watching this must be so proud. Mandatory viewing IMO.

Zed Man
Zed Man
Reply to  Lotty Da
September 7, 2021 10:00 am

#Lotty, agree 100%, excellent film, emotive and a lot better than American war films. This is raw and brutal and doesnt shy away from the realities of war, yet at the same time it tugs at your heart strings. Highly recommended.

E666
E666
February 11, 2022 4:57 pm

amazing movie!!!

noCPR
noCPR
March 8, 2022 8:44 pm

I’m only half way through and it’s amazing. This movie should be shown in schools.

Ace Man
Ace Man
Reply to  noCPR
March 8, 2022 8:51 pm

Wait till you get to the ending, my friend.

Ned
Ned
March 9, 2022 3:10 am

The events depicted in this film are now occurring hourly in Ukraine.

I poop on your face
I poop on your face
Reply to  Ned
March 9, 2022 10:00 pm

Who the hell cares about Ukraine.

Saidnuf
Saidnuf
Reply to  I poop on your face
March 10, 2022 4:53 am

Pretty much the entire rest of the world, excepting you, apparently. But we are talking about movies here, so your question is not only annoying and obnoxious, but inappropriate, and also: I poop on your face.

I poop on your face
I poop on your face
Reply to  Saidnuf
March 19, 2022 3:14 pm

yeah well boo hoo freaking hoo. Ukraine is a corrupt country that even had nazi divisions during WW2. They hunted jews and those who weren’t Ukrainian too. They still have nazi groups going around and beating non Ukrainians. Keep drinking the kool aid from the leftist media you clown. The only people I feel bad for are the children that are innocent. I don’t care about the adults. Btw you don’t poop on my face. I do the pooping.

Nachtigall
Nachtigall
Reply to  I poop on your face
March 22, 2022 11:00 pm

“even had Nazi divisions during WW2. They hunted Jews”
Sounds pretty based to me. Idk what your problem is.
Sounds like you’ve been getting your talking points from (((Russian state media)))

Cat Soup
Cat Soup
Reply to  I poop on your face
March 25, 2022 7:18 pm

Your mother should’ve swallowed you.

Bad movie joe
Bad movie joe
Reply to  I poop on your face
May 14, 2022 11:23 am

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Mrs Doubtfire
Mrs Doubtfire
Reply to  Bad movie joe
June 9, 2022 7:10 am

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Ned
Ned
Reply to  I poop on your face
March 10, 2022 5:02 am

I care.

Zed Man
Zed Man
Reply to  Ned
March 18, 2022 8:30 am

Me too.

CheckIt
CheckIt
Reply to  Zed Man
March 18, 2022 4:55 pm

If you care go fight beside Ukraine. Just be aware there are multiple saying that Ukraine army is stripping outsiders armorment and sending on the battlefield defenseless. Have fun

Zed Man
Zed Man
Reply to  CheckIt
March 19, 2022 12:35 am

I never said I wanted to fight there, just that I feel for the people who are affected by this.

IWTD
IWTD
Reply to  Zed Man
May 14, 2022 11:58 am

Exactly, what a fucking twat. I care that there’s people starving on the streets, but that doesn’t mean I should go homeless and penniless.

fred
fred
Reply to  I poop on your face
March 19, 2022 6:23 pm

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I poop on your face
Reply to  fred
March 19, 2022 8:03 pm

So Putin is now Hitler? You are a special kind of stupid aren’t you?

Totenkopf
Totenkopf
Reply to  I poop on your face
March 20, 2022 11:34 am

Right? Putin could never be that cool.

Headcheese
Headcheese
March 19, 2022 6:33 pm

The human race

Zed Man
Zed Man
March 20, 2022 11:46 pm

Heard that someone put a bounty on Putin. 1 million dollars apparently for anyone that will knock him off. I would ice that motherfucker for free if I had the chance. He is an oxygen thief that needs to be shot like the dog he is.

Let's Go Brandon
Let's Go Brandon
Reply to  Zed Man
March 21, 2022 1:03 am

You bought all that BS? Biden and Putin have been best friends and butt buddies for 50 years. They’ve been playing the good guy/bad guy game since day one. It’s all designed to extract the most money out of working people. Everything you hear on the news is just brain junk propaganda. Look for the video of when Trump met Putin. Trump is 6’3″ and Putin is 5’7″. Putin is scared shit of Trump. I’d take 5’7″ Putin and 5’2″ 90 pound weakling boogeyman Charles Manson at his prime and beat the fuck out of both of them at once with one hand tied behind my back. Don’t believe all the Russia BS. Funny how Covid disappeared huh? It’s all BS.

Dmt_Perception
Dmt_Perception
Reply to  Let's Go Brandon
March 21, 2022 4:58 pm

Somebody steal your tinfoil hat?

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Dmt is retarded
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June 9, 2022 10:37 am

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Dmt_Perception
Dmt_Perception
Reply to  Dmt is retarded
June 9, 2022 12:08 pm

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bad boi bubby
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June 9, 2022 12:35 pm

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Dmt_Perception
Dmt_Perception
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June 9, 2022 1:02 pm

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Dmt speaks retard
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Dmt_Special Monkey
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Dmt is retarded
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June 9, 2022 1:08 pm

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Eren Longessence
Eren Longessence
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June 9, 2022 7:18 pm

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Everybody hates Dmt
Everybody hates Dmt
Reply to  Dmt_Perception
June 9, 2022 5:22 pm

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Dmt_Perception
Dmt_Perception
Reply to  Everybody hates Dmt
June 9, 2022 5:28 pm

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Everybody hates Dmt
Everybody hates Dmt
Reply to  Dmt_Perception
June 9, 2022 6:26 pm

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Braindead Dmt
Braindead Dmt
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June 10, 2022 2:38 am

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Slartibartfast
Slartibartfast
June 9, 2022 12:21 am

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nope
nope
Reply to  Slartibartfast
June 9, 2022 6:53 pm

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American Pigs
American Pigs
Reply to  nope
June 10, 2022 2:30 am

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Ahmet
Ahmet
June 9, 2022 6:45 pm

This happened to my friend Çınar

Fascist Fabian
Fascist Fabian
June 10, 2022 2:29 am

I smirk at the American mass school shootings. Shame it’s not enough.

Leslie Van Houten
Leslie Van Houten
June 11, 2022 8:37 am

Girls, admin are deleting our conversations.
I’ve been practicing my knife-throwing prowess, the Viking community have been generous with their blades and workmanship. How many little piggy’s can the big bad wolves devour? 🙂
One little piggy faces extinction.. We’re going to be renowned for this, the new generation of horror will commence.
Girls, fuck admin on here, we won’t do what they tell us. Too late for little piggy #1
Discord 😀

The Girls.
The Girls.
Reply to  Admin
June 11, 2022 8:50 am

Yeah but no thanks, fuck you we won’t do what you tell us.
His fucking name is plain for all to see..
Silly little piggy’s aren’t you 🙂
Love from The Girls.

An_Oldboy
An_Oldboy
Reply to  The Girls.
June 11, 2022 10:00 am

Is this an Amber Heard sock account? I ask as you sound that deranged. @Admin, check your bed for ‘gifts’ before going zzz ….

David Berkowitz
David Berkowitz
Reply to  An_Oldboy
June 11, 2022 10:17 am

Look who reared his ugly head. Mister fucking panty-snatcher himself. I will shit on your bed in a jiffy. Haven’t you been castrated yet goofy?

An_Oldboy
An_Oldboy
Reply to  David Berkowitz
June 11, 2022 10:34 am

Nice to see the school kids ae so easily triggered. Pity the replies are school yard level though. So, did you have a good day today and avoid the class mate who steals your dinner money …. actually, are you given dinner money or do you get a voucher as you come from a broken / unemployed family. I’m guessing voucher. So how many pop tarts (your favorite food I’m guessing) can you buy with a food voucher in the school canteen?

Meth Man
Meth Man
Reply to  An_Oldboy
June 11, 2022 10:50 am

I get three pop tarts and a juice box when your mom blows me

An_Oldboy
An_Oldboy
Reply to  Meth Man
June 11, 2022 11:22 am

As I said, school yard level trolling. Predictable and boring. Try to raise your game. Until next time …. I’m off to watch a film.

Meth Man
Meth Man
Reply to  An_Oldboy
June 11, 2022 11:29 am

Coupons. Get it right, you should know cos we see you trolling our schoolyard. Looking for a nice little boy to bend over and shove in your trunk?
Yet here you are, yet again, playing with us in said schoolyard… Wanna profess something bud? cos it seems like you like this level of elementary jesting

An_Oldboy
An_Oldboy
Reply to  Meth Man
June 11, 2022 11:35 am

Says the person whose every reply is sex based. Sex based and related to incest … we know what happened to you by your projecting. We are here to help, point to the doll were daddy and mommy touched you. Some will help, I just want to laugh at you.
Bye for now, until next time Monopoly….

Korncobber
Korncobber
Reply to  An_Oldboy
June 11, 2022 12:12 pm

You’re a proper git. You’re playing with trolls, alright, whatever makes you happy lad. Keep feeding them lmao

Shrooms
Shrooms
Reply to  An_Oldboy
June 11, 2022 12:16 pm

Wtf… Dude, there’s therapy for being a nympho. As for the way you’re talking, you’re one suspicious individual

The Girls.
The Girls.
Reply to  Admin
June 11, 2022 8:54 am

You’ll be hearing from us again 🙂
Thanks for allowing people to use their real identity, we promise to grant you acknowledgment when we’re done.
Sweet little piggy’s you are 😀

The Girls.
The Girls.
Reply to  Admin
June 11, 2022 9:05 am

Sounds delicious, is it real? 🙂
Thanks for providing us with your playground, it’s easy to find people.
See you soon nice little piggy.

Dave
Dave
Reply to  Leslie Van Houten
June 11, 2022 5:04 pm

What the fuck did Elliott do to you lot that you hate him with such murderous rage 😮

Doll Face Dōrufeisu
Doll Face Dōrufeisu
June 11, 2022 12:07 pm

After her polarising film debut, Olga Ivanova Mironova retreated from acting altogether, even reproaching all obverses of the lurid limelight. Here’s a simpatico soupçon, in 1991 Olga founded the choir school for boys and young men of Doubna, she became its artistic director.
A venerated, precious film to me, brimming with resplendent guttural presence.