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Oriental Elegy

Vostochnaya elegiya

directed by Aleksandr Sokurov
Japan 1996
  • 43 min
3.8
79 Ratings

Synopsis

Visually impressionistic, atmospherically dense, and narratively opaque, Oriental Elegy is the surreal journey of a displaced spirit (Aleksandr Sokurov) as he wanders in the interminable darkness through the temporal landscape of a quaint and isolated feudal-era fishing village.