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Poste Restante

Russia, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Fiction)

Director: Anna Melikian

The streets of Moscow are explored in glorious black and white in this rambling, roughly polished gem made from equal parts of Godard, Tarkovski, Wong Kar War Buster Keaton and the British Realists.

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