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Alexander Sokurov

Features

Thursday, November 1 2007

The Cult of Personality

Stalin's reach into Soviet Cinema is undeniable in these films, available on DVD: The Fall of Berlin: The Restored Soviet WW2 Epic, I Worked for Stalin, and Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn


Reviews

Wednesday, March 30 2005

Confession (Povinnost) (1998)

Visceral and at times brutal, it's a livid illustration of the effects of monotony and oppression on the spirit.


Wednesday, March 30 2005

Spiritual Voices (1995)

Over five hours, such ostensible fealty to the sprawling rhythms of daily life makes for a rigorous and occasionally maddening viewing experience.


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