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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