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Posts tagged ‘Angelina Nikonova’

Twilight Portrait (2011)
(Portret v sumer kakh)

Directed by: Angelina Nikonova

3 stars

Marina (Olga Dihovichnay, who co-wrote the story), a beautiful, middle-class social worker with a moderately unhappy marriage, is raped by three policeman after she seeks help when her bag is stolen.  Combined with all the cruelty she sees at work, and the petty nastiness she perceives in friends and strangers alike, she experiences a kind of catharsis – but exactly what kind is it? Read more