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The Biography of a Young Accordion Player


This Kazakh drama looks back upon a brief period in a young boy's life. It is set in Kazakhstan at the end of WW II. The story reflects narrator Eskin's memories; it is told via voiceover with the narrator, also mirroring the boy's occasional dialog. Eskin was just a tyke back then. He still sucked from his mother's breast and was an accordion player who performed Russian folk songs at local dances in his mining town. The small town contained a POW enclave containing 300 Japanese soldiers. When Eskin's...more


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