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The Second Circle (1990)
"Krug vtoroy" (original title)

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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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Pyotr Aleksandrov
Nadezhda Rodnova
Tamara Timofeeva
Aleksandr Bystryakov
R. Molokeyev
D. Samokhin
N. Sidash
O. Ignatov
F. Potapov
Sergei Vybornov ...
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Andrei Tenetko ...
(as A. Tenetko)
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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death | snow | loss of father | coffin

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25 October 1991 (Netherlands)  »

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A második kör  »

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30 October 2001 | by (Lisbon, Portugal) – See all my reviews

i'm a student of cinema and i found in sokurov's work the supreme art of a movie. there was a scene in these movie, when the son, uncappeble of givving is father a decent funeral, opens the eyes of the corpse, just to look into them whit a mist of anger and compreension. note that this was the first and only film this actor made and sokurov turned him in one of the best actors i've ever seen...


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