A divorced mother reunites with her teenage son, only to find out that he wants to leave her for his father. Delicate and heart-breaking portrait of loneliness and longing that remains unrequited. An early Muratova masterpiece, and her most lyrical film.
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The scene of burning photos and how calmly they put the fire down, or sometimes the repetition of scenes, which look like a mistake, or the caressing of the dog and how peoples hands meet - all of them were fantastic. But if i could chose one scene to take away with me, it would definitely be the letter writing scene in the post office, it was so powerful left a good dent