aka Dylda First screened in March 2020
Director: Kantemir Balagov. Cast: Viktoria Miroshnichenko,
Vasilisa Perelygina, Andrey Bykov, Igor Shirokov, Konstantin Balakirev, Alyona Kuchkova, Olga Dragunova, Kseniya Kutepova, Denis Kozinets, Veniamin Kac. Screenplay: Kantemir Balagov. Twitter Capsule:
So committedarguably to a fault. Equal parts impressive and oppressive. Strains for its effects, but lingers powerfully.
I had qualms about execution and was frankly miserable and skeptical while watching, but there's no question this is ambitious, highwire work.