Directed by Kantemir Balagov. Russia. 2019. R. 2 hours 17 minutes. Kino Lorber. Digital .
Fri., February 21, 2020 thru Thu., February 27, 2020
Must End Thu, Feb 27!
“Not only is Beanpole one of the first essential cinematic works released in theaters this year, it is also among the most involving character studies in recent memory, bringing us so deeply into the psyches of its heroines that we find ourselves trembling along with them every time they are shaken to the core.” – Matt Fagerholm, RogerEbert.com. Read Full Review Here.
During World War II in Leningrad, the siege of the city is finally over, but life and death struggles continue in the wreckage that remains. Two young women search for meaning and hope during their struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins. In Russian with English Subtitles.