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Farewell

1982 1h 53m Drama List
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In remote Siberia, the small village of Matyoroy, which is situated on an island, has been singled out for flooding to make way for a hydroelectric dam. While some of the villagers leave quickly and are relocated to bleak urban housing, a few of the island's residents, most notably the wilderness-worshipping Darya (Stefaniya Stanyuta), refuse to go easily, resulting in dramatic moments where the beauty of nature meets the sheer force of modern progress. Read More Read Less

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Yasser Medina Cinefilia A rural drama from Klimov that acquires a very remarkable visual force in the atmospheric landscapes, but whose narrative gradually loses its emotional side in its predictable chronicle of injustice and peasant resistance. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 6/10 Jul 19, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis In remote Siberia, the small village of Matyoroy, which is situated on an island, has been singled out for flooding to make way for a hydroelectric dam. While some of the villagers leave quickly and are relocated to bleak urban housing, a few of the island's residents, most notably the wilderness-worshipping Darya (Stefaniya Stanyuta), refuse to go easily, resulting in dramatic moments where the beauty of nature meets the sheer force of modern progress.
Director
Elem Klimov, Larisa Shepitko
Screenwriter
Larisa Shepitko, Rudolf Tyurin, German Klimov
Production Co
Mosfilm
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Russian
Runtime
1h 53m