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Friday, Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM
1945, Leningrad. WWII has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.
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OPENS 2/14

Opening date and location subject to change.
Showtimes announced Tuesday before confirmed opening date!


"A devastating, brilliantly directed and acted drama." -
New York Times

"Ferocious and extraordinary. You often have to remind yourself to breathe." - Variety

"Bold and exacting. Feels damn near radical." - The Playlist

"Visually resplendent." - The Wrap

WINNER: Best Director - Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION: New York Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival

In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha (astonishing newcomers Victoria Miroshnichnko and Vasilisa Perelygina), intensely bonded after fighting side by side as anti-aircraft gunners, attempt to readjust to a haunted world. As the film begins, Iya, long and slender and towering over everyone - hence the film's title - works as a nurse in a shell-shocked hospital, presiding over traumatized soldiers. A shocking accident brings them closer and also seals their fates. The 28-year-old Russian director Kantemir Balogov won Un Certain Regard's Best Director prize at 2019's Cannes Film Festival for this richly burnished, occasionally harrowing rendering of the persistent scars of war.



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Series:Coming Soon
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:130 minutes
Director:Kantemire Balogov
Year Released:2020
Production Country:Russia
Language:Russian with English subtitles