UW Cinematheque: Special Presentations

Russian Ark | Russia | 2002 | DCP | 96 min. | Russian with English subtitles Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Date
Friday, November 17, 2017
Time
7 p.m.
Location
Description
Cast: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy Sokurov’s internationally celebrated tour-de-force employs an immersive point-of-view camera that takes us into the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. Sokurov allows the viewer to magically travel through time and witness Catherine the Great, Czar Nicholas, and the Great Royal Ball of 1913. In a dazzling achievement, the camera travels across the Museum in a single, uninterrupted shot.
Cost
Free
Contact
262-3627, ben.reiser@wisc.edu