#802: Russian Ark

ugposqq7tvrcbxdy94xcud5h5wv#802 – Russian Ark, (Русский ковчег), 2002, Aleksandr Sokurov

A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.


#949: Orlando

wtmu85dxnimvinpz8fl3zu2zhlu#949 – Orlando, 1992, Sally Potter

The story begins in the Elizabethan era , shortly before the death of Queen Elizabeth I . On her deathbed, the Queen promises an androgynous young nobleman named Orlando a large tract of land and a castle built on it, along with a generous monetary gift. But Elizabeth will bequeath it to him only if he assents to an unusual command: Do not fade. Do not wither. Do not grow old…

#971: Night Watch

gwtc9yccspvum08av9oqgrfus7#971 – Night Watch, (Ночной дозор), 2004, Timur Bekmambetov

Among normal humans live the “Others” possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a “Night Watch” of light forces, among them Anton, the movie’s protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage.