Cinema Lounge Angleterre
Malaya Morskaya St, 24, Angleterre Hotel
Cast: Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina, Andrey Bykov, Igor Shirokov, Konstantin Balakirev, Ksenia Kutepova, Olga Dragunova
Director: Kantemir Balagov
Translation: russian subtitles, English subtitles
Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
In his debut film Closeness (2017) Kantemir Balagov showed how wars waged by states and peoples can seep into the life of families and turn into personal wars for their members. His second feature also focuses on the strange and painful repercussions of war in peaceful life, offering a new perspective on the history of military conflict and making a radical contribution to the tradition of war films in Russian cinema.
Beanpole premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.