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Based on the Strugatskiy Bros. novel.
The director Lopushansky refers to his film as a philosophical fantasy. Not immediately focused on acquiring a mass fan base. However, under the black shell lies a magnificent pearl. A warning for those who embrace conformity and creeping normalcy: this movie will not help you in your quest for banality.
A beautiful, understated and perplexing low budget movie that plays like a tribute to Tarkovsky's films, but it's more conversational and quite direct in its message, which isn't simplistic, for all that directness. Has the world become dangerously, insidiously pedestrian and banal? Have we squandered...