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In a surreal puzzler, this story of a fantasy lived by a disparate group of men captures the visual imagination with its images and leaves a large question mark in the meantime. A rare astronomical phenomenon - the parade of planets - has a peculiar effect on several of the men.
Spiritual Odyssey that only Russians can put on film
What you will find here for sure: great score, fantastic sets, adorable characters, impressive women, weird happenings, allusions to Christian antiquity and to the antiquity BC...
What you will certainly NOT find here: CGI, fiery explosions, bed scenes and wild sex, blood spilling, taboo language and foul swearing, toilet humour, violence and sadistic violence, horror elements, drug themes, rock and heavy metal...
It's in the same league as a much more famous "Stalker" while being not a single bit inferior in quality.
Perhaps, the audience of today will consider this one as a very sexist example of cinema. Well, this world has been sexist since the very beginning and women can go to kitchen and wash the utensils while men are enjoying this extraordinary male movie.
If you fall asleep during this feature, it's not for you. Tastes DO differ.
A 10 out of 10. Thank you for attention.
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