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Russian Ark


Sergei Dreiden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Maxim Sergeev View All


Aleksandr Sokurov (Director), Aleksandr Sokurov (Writer), Anatoly Nikiforov (Writer) View All

Release: May 22nd, 2002
Runtime: 1 hour, 39 minutes
A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.
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Though the prospect of floating through Russian history does not sound like the most exciting way to spend ninety minutes, it is lent a surprisingly deft framing device in having it not only take place for the point of view of a narrator who thinks he is dreaming but also by having him interact with....
Overall: Russian Ark is a must-see film for studying purposes, or because of its such a crucial film in cinematic history.
Overall, Russian Ark is a terrible film that could have benefitted from a time travel plot with a time traveller character than what we have instead.