Stream for $12 | Russian with English Subtitles | Drama/Historical drama | 2h 19m

During World War II in Leningrad, the siege of the city is finally over, but life and death struggles continue in the wreckage that remains. Two young women search for meaning and hope during their struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.
Director: Kantemir Balagov
Stars: Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina, Andrey Bykov

Set in the aftermath of World War II, this dazzling movie centers on two friends who are each casualties of a historical trauma. Full review
Manohla Dargis
The NYTimes

At 28, Balagov has been hailed as a prodigious new voice in cinema, and there are clear signs why in this, his second feature after 2017?s ?Closeness.? Full review
Hau Chu
Washington Post

The film is an improbably thrilling work of art by virtue of its physical beauty and its relentless intensity of feeling about people. Full review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

It’s a melodrama about life after wartime, and a portrait of a meticulously recreated Leningrad just starting to lick its wounds. Full review
David Fear
Rolling Stone