There are purloined characters, faithful workers and even a wreck. The main thing missing is possibly a lost report passing on a fortune, and a heretic who swings to God. Really, that last one kind of happens also.
Distinctly retro and marvelous to take a gander at (regardless of the possibility that the IMAX theater at the Toronto film celebration wasn’t generally kind to the advanced arrangement it was shot on), this ought to play like gangbusters in its local land, particularly with Russian geniuses Pyotr Fyodorov and Vladimir Mashkov on board. Seaward, it could draw in enthusiasm among a more specialty gathering of people of Slavophiles and expats, particularly in spots like Berlin and New York City. In the mean time, advertising in arthouse could helpfully abuse maker Alexander Rodnyansky’s association with Oscar-candidate Leviathan, Andrey Zvyagintsev’s 2014 artful culmination, which Rodnyansky likewise created.