Khrustalyov, My Car! (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 147 minutes approx. Russian cinema is very much in a league of its own when it comes to the arcane and idiosyncratic but this is to be expected given it is a country whose history is one of great turmoil and political … Continue reading Khrustalyov, My Car!
Silent Souls (Ovsyanki) Russia (2010) Dir. Aleksey Fedorchenko Factory boss Miron (Yuri Tsurilo) asks his colleague and best friend Aist (Igor Sergeyev) to help with the traditional observances and rituals of the Meryan community in the wake of his wife Tanya’s (Yuliya Aug) death. A simple plot for what is actually not quite a … Continue reading Silent Souls (Ovsyanki)