Tuesday 20th March 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
The story concerns two separated parents living apart whose affections are long forgotten and whose relationship has become loveless. They are temporarily brought together after their only child becomes a missing person and they attempt to find him. Zvyagintsev shows us this with great formal clarity, a kind of mortified calm, where his Russia has the accoutrements of material prosperity within the ugly superstructure left by the Soviet state, but no heart, no soul.
Russia-France-Belgium-Germany 2017 – Russian with subtitles – directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev – with Maryana Spivak, Alexey Rozin, Matvey Novikov – 127 min tbc
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