"Despite having a runtime of just over an hour, Alexander Sokurov's Mother and Son is a film that really takes a lot of patience to get through. The outcome, however, is very rewarding. Rather than sticking to a firm plot, character development, conflicts, and other narrative conventions, the bulk of this work relies on pure atmosphere, lingering gestures, and overwhelming feeling. It moves along rather slowly, taking time to drink in the lush environment that permeates through these two characte"
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