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Film

The River

 
 
Dec 8—Dec 9, 2013
 
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RUN TIME: 50min
LANGUAGE: In Russian with English subtitles
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
MEMBERS: $8 (Movie Moguls free)
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $9 (29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
 
 
 
 
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Sunday December 08, 2013
Performances no longer available.
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Directed by Aleksei Balabanov | 2002

Left unfinished after the sudden death of its lead actress, The River is a fascinating, fragmented blend of fiction and ethnography set in a remote Siberian community. After being expelled from her village for stealing, a mother (Svinoboeva) takes refuge in a leper colony in the desolate Arctic region of Yakutia. But jealousy soon wrenches this tiny band of outcasts apart. This tale of passion and betrayal is unique in Balabanov’s filmography for its haunting, almost folkloric quality.

Screens with

Trofim (1996)
RUN TIME: 25min
Part of Arrival of a Train, a four-part omnibus that pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of the the Lumière brothers’ landmark film Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat, the gorgeously lensed, sepia-soaked Trofim “is simultaneously a Dostoyevskian tale of passionate crime and punishment, a valentine to early films and an exhilarating display of the talent of the Russian director” (The New York Times).