'Leviathan' Is a Kafkaesque Nightmare in Russia

'Leviathan' Is a Kafkaesque Nightmare in Russia

By Jon Lisi

Combine Orson Welles’ The Trial with Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove, throw in some nods to Job and Thomas Hobbes, and you get Leviathan. 27 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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