Burnt by the Sun
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Burnt by the Sun
Set in 1936, in the high summer of Stalinist rule, Nikita Mikhalkov's movie centers on a Soviet Army colonel (played by Mikhalkov) and the family group that circulates around him in an idyllic dacha. The idyll cracks when the state, in the person of a family friend (Oleg Menchikov), comes to wreak havoc; a work that began in the rustling spirit of Chekhov ends like a Scorsese picture, with thugs raining blows in the back of a car. What binds the mixture is Mikhalkov's love of all the stray details his camera catches; the movie may sound dispiriting, but it has an amazing ability to cheer you up. There is a full range of acting styles, from the florid to the cartoonish, and to the sharp-eyed, wholly uncute performance of the director's eight-year-old daughter, Nadia, who gazes at the unfolding events with the air of one who will never be able to banish them from her memory.
INCLUDED COURTESY OF SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
With his new film Divine Love now in virtual cinemas, it's a great time to discover Brazilian director Gabriel Masc…' https://t.co/ZllsR2CzMn'
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming in April! Battle Hymn (1957) Starring Rock Hudson, Martha Hyer, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore, Jock Mahoney, Carl Ben…
RT' @OliverSacksDoc': Wishing a very happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Like Oliver was so often, especially at the end, we are filled with…
"We're treated to many eye-catching examples of John Ford's talents in Universal's 4K restoration of silent western…' https://t.co/dJhlbgZ2Ua'
@s4a_net Can’t give an exact date unfortunately but should be quite soon.
RT' @JBontatibus': Stocking up for hibernation.' https://t.co/Klb20LnhuY'
RT' @DavidOpie': #DeniseHo: Becoming the Song has made me a lifelong fan of' @hoccgoomusic'. Not only was she the 1st mainstream female singer…
RT' @FilmForumNYC': 🔊 NEW PODCAST EPISODE 🔊' @HRC' presents a conversation about' @BornToBeFilm' with filmmaker' @TaniaCypriano' and subjects Dr. J…
"Majestic. One of the year's best docs." – Los Angeles Times A life-affirming documentary about the legendary neur…' https://t.co/DTv8DoimVq'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.