A grim grind.
In the FogIt is 1942 and the western edge of the USSR is under German occupation where local partisans are waging a brutal war against their foreign enemies. Sushenya, an innocent rail worker, is arrested with a band of saboteurs when a train is derailed not far from his village. The German officer decides...Watch Movie
My JoyThe first fiction film by acclaimed documentarian Sergei Loznitsa, MY JOY is a haunting parable of post-Communist Russia, shot by master cinematographer Oleg Mutu (4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS). Truck driver Georgy (Viktor Nemets) sets out on a provincial Russian highway for a routine delivery,...Watch Movie
BlockadeThe longest siege during World War II was that of Leningrad, which lasted for 900 days, from September 1941 to January 1944, when Hitler attempted to starve the Soviet city of three million people into submission. Estimates of the number of residents who died from starvation, disease or cold...Watch Movie
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Belarus under German Occupation. A poignant story of making a decision without having the power of the outcome. Slow but the acting and cinematography are well worth the long running...
Not what I was expecting--better. One builds the narrative with the movie, becomes a participant. There is a deep meditative current running beneath the film. Rather than exploiting the drama,...
The world of "My Joy" is grim, though the experience of watching it and piecing together its fragmented story strands is anything but. The film moves along at a haunting...
What a movie from start to finish. Really portrayed Russia and what life is there compared to USA. Ending was a shocker but amazing. As others say not for faint...