ESSENTIAL CINEMA

MOTHER AND SON (Mat i syn)

Written by Yuri Arabov
Cinematography by Aleksey Fyodorov
Editing by Leda Semyonova
Original music by Mikhail Ivanovich
Cast: Aleksei Ananishnov, Gudrun Geyer
Russia, 1997, digital, International Film Circuit, color, 1.66:1, 73 min.
Russian with English subtitles

 

“MOTHER AND SON is a love story about the deep affection that exists between a mother and her son, which Sokurov portrays as the greatest love in the world: primal, life-giving and pure. The Mother and Son are seen within and against a landscape of melancholy beauty, which Sokurov uses like a German Romantic painter. When the Mother dies, the Son is left entirely alone in a world which offers little comfort. From the director of RUSSIAN ARK.” – International Film Circuit



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