PIESEŇ O SIVOM HOLUBOVI – THE SONG OF THE GREY PIGEON (1961) Director: Stanislava Barabáša Script: Alberta Marenčina, Ivan Bukovčan Music: Zdeněk Liška Cinematography: Vladimir Ješina Cast:  Karol Maladimir Ješinachata, Ladislav Chudík, Jiří Sovák, Oľga Zöllnerová, Vladimír Durdík st., Jana Hlaváčová, Karla Chadimová, Pavol Mattoš, Elena Pappová-Zvaríková Stanislava Barabáša’s debut feature film PIESEŇ O SIVOM HOLUBOVI marks an interesting start to a defining decade for Slovakian cinema. Released in 1961, some argue that the film is the start of the New Wave in Slovakia, predating SLNKO V SIETI (SUN IN A NET, 1962 Dir. Štefan Uher). While PIESEŇ O SIVOM HOLUBOVI may not be as visually arresting as later films produced during the New Wave, it still tricks the viewer into believing that they are watching a simple narrative of children’s experiences during World War…