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A young scientist arrives for his new job at a secret scientific research institution. The research happens to be experimentation with people.
I love and missed this type of atmosphere, very common in russian, lithuanian and polish movies. It comes from the dark corridors, the cold faces and dreamlike gestures. And it gets in your bones.
Very close in spirit to Tarkovski's "Solaris". A spiritual, meditative sci fi film that develops slowly into its climax, beyond the predictable. An obscure masterpiece by Nikolay Khomeriki.
It's all about the atmosphere, and yes, this piece is clearly a heir of a russian cinema tradition: so much from Tarkovsky, Solovyev, Kira Muratova in it. May be too much, in fact