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NO-ONE: A different view on the collapse of the USSR
Just as the Soviet empire was balancing in August 1991 on the verge of the return of the hermetic totalitarian power of the party elite and the war of all against all, the film balances between genres of drama, phantasmagoria, mystery play and high tragedy.
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NO-ONE by Lev and Vladimir Prudkin triumphs in Vienna
The narrative is a solid well-knit chronicle of the collapse of a family. In the idyllic setting, with the sea, beach, cliffs, high-class sanatorium at Crimian resort, light dresses , — there is conflict, discord. Treason, spying and skeletons in closets displace the peaceful resort.
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KGB, Shibari and inverted Zen of Soviet history
Introducing the film, Egor Konchalovsky stressed that the picture’s atmosphere reminds him of Chekhov’s and Bunin’s works, - anticipating and snapshotting the revolution catastrophe through the transmission of signs and pressure of the impending and incurred ending, which were literally saturating the air.
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