This Thursday 10th October at 6.30 pm the Russian film “ The Return (2003)” directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, will be screened at Maquinez Palace, Auditorium I of Entertainment Society of Goa. The screening of the film is curated by Sachin Chatte. The details are as given below.

Film: The Return (2003, Russian with English subtitles)
Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Duration: 1 hrs 48 mins

The Return (Vozvrashchenie) marked a stunning debut for the Russian director, Andrey Zvyagintsev, it was nominated for the Golden Globe won the grand prize at the Venice Film Festival.  His subsequent films like Elena won the Jury Prize at Cannes and Leviathan won the Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination, making  Zvyagintsev a significant director in world cinema today and has been hailed as the next Tarkovsky.

This film is about two young brothers who are very fond of each other. They discover that their father, whom they have never seen in 12 years, comes home one fine day and takes them on a holiday to a quiet island.  At first, they are delighted to go with him, whom they have known only through a photograph but then there is an unexpected turn of events. In a 2016 BBC critics’ poll, The Return was ranked in the Top 100 greatest film of the 21st century.

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