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3,157 Ratings

Russian Ark

Russkiy kovcheg

Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov
Russia, 2002
Avant-Garde, Drama, History


Shot in one long, continuous take, a 19th century French marquis takes a surreal trip through Russian and European history via a labyrinth of neverending ballrooms and corridors. Filmed entirely in the The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.

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Russian Ark Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Visions Award

International Film Festival Rotterdam


Telluride Film Festival


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