Alexandra movie poster

Dreamlike narrative in monochrome, a stout, slow, ponderous old lady visiting her grandson at a dry and dusty military camp in Chechnya, questioning his mission: “You can destroy. When will you learn to rebuild?” A Russian art film from the dreaded Alexander Sokurov, challengingly dull, uneventful, amorphous. The lead actress, opera soprano Galina Vishnevskaya (widow of cellist Mstislav Rostropovich), has an undeniable presence. 2007.

Duncan Shepherd

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