Ward No. 6

Dir. Karen Shakhnazarov Aleksandr Gornovsky

Russia 2009 | Colour | 83 mins | Drama

Cast: Vladimir Ilin, Aleksy Vertov

Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most.

Available on: DVD

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