A drama based on an alleged incident in 1956 Samara, where a young woman who danced with a religious icon was frozen into immobility.

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Ekaterina Davydova-Tongur ...
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Sergei Novikov
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A drama based on an alleged incident in 1956 Samara, where a young woman who danced with a religious icon was frozen into immobility.

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too heavy armor
24 March 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

beautiful idea, memorable fact. and a strange movie because the director has ambition to present a tale out of words. and his work is so serious that becomes huge rock. desire to describe all, to reflect each detail, to create perfect atmosphere, to realize a political manifesto and an Orthodox film has only a fragile result - a gray fresco with disappointed end. the religious way is suffocated. the touch of miracle - compromised. the presence of God is only a thin suggestion. the beauty of truth faith - ambiguous shadow. the image of Father Seraphim of Ravanitsa is covered by uninspired presence of Khrutchev. so, Chudo is a disappointed. an exercise to define the mystery of faith fact. a brutal search of Truth in heavy small things. but idea remains beautiful. and testimonies about this extraordinary experience is perfect cure after the end of film.


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