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Director(s): Cristi PuiuRO, RS, CH, SE, BA, MK200 min.2020
80%(4 ratings)
Accessibilitynot suitable for minors under 15 years of age
LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian (orig.)
SubtitlesEnglish, slovak
Black and white / colourcolor

Cristi Puiu is a radical director of extremes: each of his films is an exercise in aesthetics, immersing us into the depths of time and space. In his previous film, Sieranevada, he used the concept of combining slow cinema with in-shot montage and the principle of theatrical conversation. In Malmkrog he continues in a similar way by working with a text by the philosopher Vladimir Solovyov. The story takes place during a visit to an aristocratic mansion. It presents a global journey through history and a thought construct about the possibilities of existence. Stylistically, it stands out for its impeccable mise-en-scene and precise expression of the historical period in which it is set. It is both a fascinating visual fresco and a captivating intellectual exercise that delivers an ironic critique of the current world.

The film won the Best Director Award in the Encounters section at the Berlinale 2020. IMDb trailer
Projection of Malmkrog at IFF Art Film 2023
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