Paradise
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TBAFri, Nov 3 COMING SOON
 
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TBAMon, Nov 6 COMING SOON
 
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TBAWed, Nov 8 COMING SOON
 
TBAThu, Nov 9 COMING SOON
 
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General Public:$8.50
Members:$5.00
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Film Info
Original Title:Ray
Program:New Releases
Tags:Drama
Historical Drama
Oscar Submission
War
Release Year:2016
Runtime:132 min
Awards:89th Academy Awards, Official Russian Submission – Best Foreign Language Film
2016 Venice Film Festival – Silver Lion for Best Director
2016 Chicago International Film Festival – Best Feature
2017 MSPIFF Official Selection
Country:Russia
Germany
Language:Russian
German
French
Yiddish
Print Source:Film Movement
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4we_CZDSpg
Cast/Crew
Director:Andrei Konchalovsky
Producer:Andrei Konchalovsky
Cinematographer:Alexander Simonov
Screenwriter:Andrei Konchalovsky
Elena Kiseleva
Editor:Ekaterina Vesheva
Sergei Taraskin
Composer:Sergei Shustitsky
Principal Cast:Julia Vysotskaya
Philippe Duquesne
Christian Clauß
Filmography:The Nutcracker in 3D ('10)
Gloss ('07)
House of Fools ('02)
The Inner Circle ('91)
Tango & Crash ('89)
Homer and Eddie ('89)
The Story of Asya Klyachina ('88)
Shy People ('87)
Duet for One ('86)
Runaway Train ('85)
Uncle Vanya ('71)
Description

MSPIFF 2017 Official Selection

Paradise tells the story of three individuals and the fateful decisions they make, forced by a totality of conviction. Olga (Julia Vysotskaya) is a beautiful Russian aristocratic émigré and member of the French Resistance; Jules (Philippe Duquesne) is a French-Nazi collaborator who is assigned to investigate her case; and Helmut (Christian Clauss) is a high-ranking, yet naïve German SS officer who once fell madly in love with Olgaand meets her again when she is shipped to a concentration camp. While they recount their stories, the film flashes back to the end of World War II and the days when their destinies crossed.


Press

"Konchalovsky’s robust, absorbing Holocaust drama is built on such unlikely junctures of grace and despair." - Variety


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