It’s possible to simply thrill at Sokurov’s unprecedented technical feat, an uninterrupted Steadicam shot lasting the entire picture, weaving in and out of the high-ceilinged rooms of St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum and royal Winter Palace. But behind this ostensible stunt lurks a magnificent ghost story about Russia’s detachment from its own history.
|Venue name:||Film Forum||Contact:|
209 W Houston St
|Cross street:||between Sixth Ave and Varick St|
|Transport:||Subway: 1 to Houston St|
|Price:||$12.50, seniors (Mon–Fri before 5pm) and members $7|