Films in 50 words-ish: Russian Ark

Buy it!Russian Ark’s single take may be a technical feat, but the result is a ‘so what’. We tour the Hermitage through the eyes of a narrator too busy irritating a ‘European’ to be interesting. Students of Russian history may enjoy the odd joke, but in the end this empty technique.

0/10 & Vague Turkey 2004

Personal Velocity……Open Hearts

(originally posted to Vague Film Club website 17/04/2003)

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