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Krotkaya (A Gentle Creature)
This powerful, slow-burning Russian drama, inspired by the Dostoyevsky story of the same name sees the unnamed central character – a taciturn young women running a petrol station in the middle of nowhere – embark on a long, difficult journey to the heart of deepest Siberia, where her imprisoned husband has apparently vanished. Once she reaches the chaotic end of the line, her quest for answers comes up against unexpected - and sinister - opposition.
2017 / Russian dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 143 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: GCC Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References, Brief Sex, Coarse Language, Violence and Rape
Director: Sergei Loznitsa
Producer: Marianne Slot
Scriptwriter: Sergei Loznitsa
DOP: Oleg Mutu
Editor: Danielius Kokanauskis
Cast: Vasilina Makovtseva, Marina Kleshcheva, Lia Akhedzhakova, Valeriu Andriuta, Boris Kamorzin
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