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The Return


Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev
Russia, 2003
Drama, Thriller


The long-lost father of two Russian brothers suddenly returns home. He proposes a fishing trip to make up for lost time. His effort to impose discipline escalates into an alarming test of strength for the boys.

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The Return
Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2003 | 9 wins including: Best First Film (CinemAvvenire' Award)

Sundance Film Festival

2004 | World Cinema

Locarno International Film Festival

2003 | Golden Leopard

Toronto International Film Festival


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