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Dear Comrades! (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): An absurd and devastating Russian period drama

Russian film “Dear Comrades!”, which was submitted as the Russian entry for Best International Film Oscar in last year (It subsequently made to the shortlist, by the way), looks into one relatively unknown historical incident via the personal viewpoint of … Continue reading

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Operation Hyacinth (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A grim but compelling Polish police noir drama

Polish film “Operation Hyacinth”, which was released on Netflix in last month, looks into its moody period background via a typical noir tale of obsession, confusion, and corruption. As steadily following a supposedly clean-cut young hero who becomes quite obsessed … Continue reading

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