The great Russian writer Ossip Mandestam, who died in 1938, deported to Siberia, wrote: "My century, my beast, who will dive into your pupils? ". Of this question Nathalie Nambot made his departure, a film dedicated to the rebellious lucidity.
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The pursuit of the "Russian soul" through the poetry and personalities of Osip Mandelstam and Anna Akhmatova, literally exposed in its construction: a crossing of Moscow in search of this poetry and the conditions that generated it. Sometimes the correlation is surprising, but most of the time reveals a not very stimulating editing form. However, and interestingly, more "Russian" than the films emerged from there.