January 13

Kolya (Madyanov) faces a bid by corrupt local mayor to take his land. Dmitri (Vdochenkov) arrives from Moscow to support Kolya’s fight. The director has been likened to a modern Dostoyevsky, so this slyly subversive film is a surprising choice for Russia’s official foreign language Oscar entry.

Vladimir Vdochenkov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov, Alexey Serebryikov

Zyvagintsev delivers a ‘compassionate, satirically incendiary’ film. The Telegraph. Cannes Best Screenplay win.

Film Information

Title Leviathan
Directed by Andrey Zyvagintsev
Country Russia
Classification 15
Running Time 140 mins
Release Year 2014
Subtitles Yes
Colour Yes
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