Directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev, Russia 2011
109 mins. Russian dialogue with English sub-titles
Gripping modern Russian drama.  When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan.  A sharp, bitterly comic story of crystalline clarity about the moral and spiritual coruption of present-day Russia.
What the Critics say:
"A deeply satisfying film."  (Peter Bradshaw - Guardian)