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The Second Circle (1990)

Krug vtoroy (original title)
A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.

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Pyotr Aleksandrov
Nadezhda Rodnova
Tamara Timofeeva
Aleksandr Bystryakov
R. Molokeyev
D. Samokhin
N. Sidash
O. Ignatov
F. Potapov
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Andrei Tenetko ...
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Stepan Krylov
V. Zhupikov
A. Popov
I. Butenin
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A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.

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25 October 1991 (Netherlands)  »

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A második kör  »

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20 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm actually watching this film as I write this . . . If the following comments "prove my lack of development as a true, artistic film maker", then so be it . . .

But . . . I thought (am still thinking as I'm presently viewing) that this film . . . to put it mildly, is very, very overrated. Again, very.

It looks like a really, really bad student film done by a someone with beyond extremely limited resources . . . and who didn't pay that much attention to detail.

I don't want to go on and on regarding all the different ways that I find this film lacking, but . . . well . . . I just don't get it (rememeber, I fully admit that maybe it's ME that's the idiot here - not the film maker - for not getting this "piece of imaginative genius") . . . I rented this on a whim because the reviews were very, very outstanding . . .

Sheesh . . .


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