Farmer Ivan Dunaev gets up early. He feeds his piglets, does paperwork, fixes the tractor, and weighs the meat he'll take in his old pickup truck to the market to sell. He has a wife, a ... See full summary »
The beauty of this movie is that you, as the reader of the subtitles, are the only one who knows what is going on. The woman and the two men all speak different languages. It is a comedy of errors up until the end.
After starring in Valeriya Gay Germanika's feature debut Everybody Dies But Me screened in Cannes in 2008, actress Agniya Kuznetsova is reunited with the director on Yes And Yes. Kuznetsova... See full summary »
Valeriya Gay Germanika
Nesrin, an urban upper-middle class woman, goes back to her parents' old village in Anatolia to finish a novel and live out her dream of being a writer. When her conservative mother turns ... See full summary »
Esra Bezen Bilgin,
Nihal G. Koldas,
Ten prisoners condemned to exile on a hostile planet XT-59 must pave the way through swamp to reach the Islands of Happiness, the only safe area on the planet, before the harsh climate or the underground horrors kill them all.
The taiga hunter Akim reminding the monk-hermit unexpectedly finds in own winter quarters the dying girl who was taken with himself by "the free person" and the finished Gog's lady's man ... See full summary »
This picture is OK, but not great, detached, unsentimental, unpsychological and even impersonal, as often these days, mysterious without reason ; Shultes, the main character, is not only solitary and impenetrable, but suffers from amnesia (an easy symbol of the way Russia today forgets itself, I suppose, but making little difference to the picture itself...) ; he lives with his old and sick mother, but they just watch TV together in the evening, not exchanging one single word ; he does a bit of running, a bit of stealing, and he's quite good at picking pockets (maybe the picture tries to be "Bressonian"... but here stealing is not prideful self-assertion, nor anything else... it's just a meaningless way of survival...
The only really great part is when we see actress Cecile Piege, in a little film she shot of herself on her portable camera, making a passionate declaration to an unseen (and to everybody else unknown) man, then singing (or miming ?) a punkish song for him ; and I'd like very much to know what the title of this song is, and who sings it in reality...
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