Sasha and Ilya, a bored young couple on a verge of breakup, are spending a New Year's Eve at a secluded beach house in Northern France then a carcass of an unidentified creature is washed ...
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Sasha and Ilya, a bored young couple on a verge of breakup, are spending a New Year's Eve at a secluded beach house in Northern France then a carcass of an unidentified creature is washed ashore nearby. Later that day on his way back from a local bar Ilya meets Masha, a lost Russian girl, who seems to have gotten off the train at the wrong station and has nowhere to spend the night.
...is the lead character. because the film has not exactly a story. three young people. a sort of menage a trois. dialogues, confessions, few events who, against opportunities, are ignored. and the ice air. for see it, two conditions are obligatories - to be a fan of classic Russian cinema or to be familiar with French New Wave. sure, the film is not part of them, but each prepares the viewer for a film who could be deep boring for a large public. lie every film about relationship, without a clear end, who seems more be an experimental theater play. but, against all, it is a beautiful film. in strange way, off course. but , it is a good thing who remains after its end - the veils of atmosphere, the landscapes and an inspired cinematography.
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