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Elegy of the Land

1977 Rated NR 1hr 6m

Renowned Russian filmmaker Aleksandr Sokurov explores the emotional and spiritual significance of the land in these two early short films. "Maria" pays homage to an industrious Russian peasant whose ancient methods of growing flax died with her; then, "Last Day of a Rainy Summer" examines the lives of members of a collective farm community in 1978, documenting their daily routines just as their lifestyle is beginning to vanish.

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Movie Details

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

Full Screen 1.33:1


Spanish (Neutral), English, Italian, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew information.