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A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.

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Directed by

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Written by

Vladimir Moiseyenko (Writer)
Aleksandr Novototsky (Writer)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

Russia

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

island boy abusive father russia thriller speedo brother return heavy rain journal

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#830 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#142 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#360 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#80 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC