Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most. Written by
Pusan International Film Festival
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Russia's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 82th Annual Academy Awards (2010). See more
Vladimir Vladimirovich Kozlov, born in 1979, on August 15.
For how many years have you lived here?
This is... the fifth year.
Where did you live before you came to this nursing home?
Performed by Laima Vaikule
Music by Igor Krutoy
(as I. Krutoy)
Lyrics by Viktor Pelenyagre (as V. Pelenyagre)
Played at the New Year party See more