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Leviathan (In Translation Series)

Starring: Aleksey Serebryakov, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Yelena Lyadova Director: Andrei Zvyagintsev and Andrey Zvyagintsev Genre(s): Drama Language: Russian (w/ subtitles) Rating: NR

This film is part of our In Translation series of recent foreign language films of note. A $25 "passport" gets you into all five movies in the series. Synopsis: Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His shop stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son from a previous marriage. Vadim Shelevyat, the Mayor of the town, wants to take away his business, his house and his land. First he tries buying off Kolia, but Kolia cannot stand losing everything he has, not only the land, but also all the beauty that has surrounded him from the day of his birth. So Vadim Shelevyat starts being more aggressive In Translation Series May 2 & 3: Force Majeure May 9, 10: Leviathan May 16 & 17: Timbuktu May 23 & 24: White God May 30 & 31: PK

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