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"Spare yet tactile, a mysterious mixture of lightness and gravity..." - J. Hoberman, the Village Voice

In a desolate, sun-scorched corner of the world, an elderly woman has come to see her beloved grandson, a young officer stationed at a remote military outpost. With the enemy just beyond the compound, she wanders the barracks, observing the routines of military life before making a sudden trip into the outlying countryside. Featuring a mesmerizing performance by Russian opera legend Galina Vishnevskaya, ALEXANDRA is a viscerally powerful new film from the great Alexander Sokurov.

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1 user found this helpful Created over 2 years ago.

enjoyed this movie of family love between the ageing and the young,nice to see respect...

Created about 2 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

Movie was very entertaining.

Created over 2 years ago.

good

Created about 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Loved it!How much she loved her grandson! We need more stories like this about love and respect for family.

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clydelist
Created over 1 year ago.

This is the kind of thoughtful and thought provoking film that makes my Fandor subscription worth keeping. The role that the guardian-mother plays in Russian society is unnique and well worth exploring.

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