A GENTLE CREATURE

By Sergey LOZNITSA

WILD BUNCH INTERNATIONAL - as SALES

Drama - Completed 2016

In rural Russia, braving violence and humiliation, in the face of all opposition, a woman embarks on a blind quest for justice.

Festivals
& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2017
Competition
Busan IFF 2017
World Cinema
AFI FEST 2017
World Cinema
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA, GERMANY, NETHERLANDS, LITHUANIA
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN
    • Duration
    • 143 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sergey LOZNITSA
    • Writer(s)
    • Sergey LOZNITSA
    • Producer(s)
    • Marianne SLOT (SLOT MACHINE)
    • Synopsis
    • A woman lives alone on the outskirts of a village in Russia. One day she receives a parcel she sent to her incarcerated husband, marked ‘return to sender’. Shocked and confused, the woman has no choice but to travel to the prison in a remote region of the country in search of an explanation. So begins the story of a battle against this impenetrable fortress, the prison where the forces of social evil are constantly at work. Braving violence and humiliation, in the face of all opposition, our protagonist embarks on a blind quest for justice.