A Gentle Creature

Directed by Sergei Loznitsa
Drama | France, Germany, Netherlands, Lithuania | 2017 | Russian | English, Arabic Subtitles | 143 min | 18+


Living alone on the outskirts of a Russian village, a woman receives a parcel she sent to her incarcerated husband, marked “return to sender”. Shocked and confused, the woman has no choice but to travel to the prison in a remote region of the country in search of an explanation. So begins the story of a battle against this impenetrable fortress, the prison where the forces of social evil are constantly at work. Braving violence and humiliation, in the face of all opposition, she embarks on a blind quest for justice.

Vasilina Makovtseva, Valeriu Andriuta, Sergei Kolesov

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