Aleksandr Sokurov

Francofonia
6.7

Francofonia

2015  

Francofonia

Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning ...
Faust
6.6

Faust

2011  

Faust

Faust is a 2011 Russian film directed by Alexander Sokurov. Set in the 19th century, it is a free interpretation of the Faust legend and its ...
Alexandra
6.8

Alexandra

2007  

Alexandra

Elderly Aleksandra visits her Russian soldier grandson, Denis, at the Chechen war front, providing comfort as she tours his army. All the while, ...
Father and Son
6.5

Father and Son

A small family “a father and a son” lives on the top floor of an old house. The father retired from the military, when he was a ...
Taurus
6.8

Taurus

2001  

Taurus

The film is set inside a russian mansion and begins with morning procedures for one of 1900s most controversial politicians, Lenin.
Mother and Son
7.4

Mother and Son

A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among ...
Oriental Elegy
7.3

Oriental Elegy

Oriental Elegy (1996). Visually impressionistic, atmospherically dense, and narratively opaque, Oriental Elegy is the surreal journey of a ...
Soldier’s Dream
6.4

Soldier’s Dream

This film is a small part of the five hour documentary “Spiritual Voices”, shot by Sokurov’s crew on the border of Afghanistan. ...
Elegy From Russia
6.5

Elegy From Russia

These images and sounds are poetic metaphors that transform “Elegy from Russia” into a document that provides a emotional–historical “memory ...
The Second Circle
7.1

The Second Circle

A man tries to come to terms with his father’s death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
Moscow Elegy
7.2

Moscow Elegy

1987  

Moscow Elegy

A 1988 documentary film directed by Alexander Sokurov, about the later life and death of Soviet Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The film was ...