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4.2
213 Ratings

The Asthenic Syndrome

Astenicheskiy sindrom

Directed by Kira Muratova
Soviet Union, 1990
Drama

Synopsis

In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it’s termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, Nikolai, a teacher of epicly indifferent pupils, has got it, and it’s not much fun.

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The Asthenic Syndrome Directed by Kira Muratova

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1990 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize (Silver Berlin Bear)

AFI FEST

1990

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