When history ends it’s tempting to sleep through all the chaos. But as The Asthenic Syndrome points out, neither sleep — or art — can change a single thing.
The magic of Kira Muratova’s debut film is finding epic possibilities embedded within the everyday. We look at Brief Encounters, and it’s place in Ukrainian film history.
Boris Godunov transports us into a different world, even if Russia itself seems impervious to any kind of meaningful change.