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Russian Ark

2002 Rated NR 1hr 36m

A visually hypnotizing cinematic feat, Russian Ark is Alexsandr Sokurov's spellbinding ode to St. Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum. Shot in one take on digital video, the film shows the museum from a first-person point of view. As the photography floats through the lavish corridors of the museum, a cast of 867 actors supplies the action -- including The Marquis (Sergey Dreyden), an aged European who acts as the film's charismatic guide.

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Movie Details

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

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; interviews; producer's commentary; trailer.