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A couple search for their missing son in this beguiling thriller from Andrey Zvyagintsev ('Leviathan', 'The Return'). Winner of Best Film at the 2017 London Film Festival and nominated for the 2018 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son Alyosha. Until, after witnessing one of their fights, Alyosha disappears.
★★★★★ "Zvyagintsev's pristine drama is a pitiless critique on Russia" - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph
★★★★★ "Eerie thriller of hypnotic, mysterious intensity" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian