Northern Story

Hungarian title:

Északi történet

Size:

A1 1 Sheet (cca. 59 x 84 cm)

Year:

1961

Condition:

Fine, light fold marks and wear, small paper loss.

Material:

Paper, intaglio.

Price: US$320

Description:

Northern Story is a 1961 vintage Hungarian movie poster designed by Nandor Szilvasy.

Severnaya povest is a 1960 Soviet Russian film.

Director: Yevgeni Andrikanis

Writers: Yevgeni Andrikanis, Konstantin Paustovsky (novel)

Stars: Oleg Strizhenov, Ieva Murniece, Valentin Zubkov

(source: imdb.com)

The two characters are standing in a dock as implied by the silhouettes of the sails. The composition reminds the viewer of burnt photography, a popular style of the time, but in this case instead of white, Szilvássy used red to increase the tension. 

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