An astounding work of epic scope that was nominated for a BAFTA and awarded Best Film at the 2014 London Film Festival.
From the director of 'Loveless', 'Leviathan' is a visually arresting masterpiece that has drawn comparisons with Tarkovsky, shot through with the rich, novelistic complexity of Dostoyevsky.
Kolya, a part-time mechanic, lives on a rocky shore with his wife and son in a house he built himself. When a local mayor attempts to seize the property through a compulsory purchase order he calls in a lawyer friend from Moscow to help fight his case. But the wheels of justice soon prove to be slow, heavy and quite possibly deadly...
★★★★★ "An overpoweringly remorseless film" - Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
★★★★★ "Magnificent" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian