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The Return (Vozvrashchenie) (2003)

The Return
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Galina Popova Galina Popova
Aleksey Suknovalov Aleksey Suknovalov
Lazar Dubovik Lazar Dubovik
Elizaveta Aleksandrova Elizaveta Aleksandrova

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Vladimir Moiseenko Vladimir Moiseenko
Aleksandr Novototskiy-Vlasov Aleksandr Novototskiy-Vlasov


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A good movie

5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 8 12:44
I was not really familiar with this movie of its director but since it won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film festival, I thought I should give it a try. Basically, it is one of those movies where there is no action scenes, barely any dialogs but loads and loads of symbolism. So, it is an aquired taste and you either dig this style or you don't. I must say the whole thing, especially the directing... read more
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Two teenage Russian boys have their father return home suddenly after being absent for 12 years. The father takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake in the north of Russia that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.
Release date: 25 June 2003
UPC: 738329035129
Tags: Russia (9), Drama (5), Russian (4), Childhood (3), Absent Father (3), Roadmovie (3), 2000s (3), Teenage Boy (2), Death (2), Foreign (2), Fear Of Heights (2), 00's (2), 2000's (2), 2003 (2), Rain (2), Fishing (2), Island (2), Boat (2), Father Son Relationship (2), Knife (2)
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