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.
Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.
- Aleksandr Sokurov
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
English, FrenchClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
Russian: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; interviews; producer's commentary; trailer.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it