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Zhena kerosinshchika (1989)

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Vytautas Paukste
Anna Myasoyedova
Sergey Veksler
Nikolai Ispolatov
Oleg Shapko ...
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Mikhail Danilov
A. Malkova
Mikhail Shuleykin
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Gloomy postmodernism from the student of Tarkovski
28 March 2009 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

I was really stressed by this film. It is very awesome and absurd story set in Kaliningrad. One can see a lot of ruined castles and 18-19th century German buildings here. You can also see the grave of Immanuil Kant and a lot of screened freaks. Atmospheric and cold suspense with some gore and psychotropic visions. Very nasty and hypnotic trip into the flashbacks of Perestroika and the USSR. This film has much influence from European post modernism and deals a lot with mental pain and its visions. I would recommend this film for those people who explores the dark side of experimental cinema. Quite obscure visionary and a lot of classical music.


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