Rent Alexandra on DVD


2007 Rated NR 1hr 32m

Nominated for a Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, this meditation on the effects of war from director Aleksandr Sokurov follows an elderly woman named Alexandra (Galina Vishnevskaya) as she travels to Chechnya to visit a grandson posted there. As seen through Alexandra's eyes, the barracks and its inhabitants reveal the staggering costs -- both human and financial -- of endless war.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; press conference with director Alexander Sokurov and actress Galina Vishnevskaya; short film by Alexander Sokurov; and more.