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Palms

Alternative title
Ladoni
Synopsis
PALMS is Aristakisyan’s astonishing portrait of people who live outside ‘society’ and exist on the margins of life, filmed on the streets of his hometown in Moldova. Narrated by the director, addressing his unborn son, the film presents ten chapters, poetic in their delivery and hallucinatory in visual style. Revelatory, spiritual and bold in its originality,
Language
Russian
Country
Russian Federation
Year of release
2007
Year of production
1993
Subjects
Social Studies; Film studies; Russian studies
Keywords
homelessness; Russia; social minorities

Credits

Director
Artur Aristakisyan

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
140 minutes
Year
2007

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Second Run DVD

Email
info@secondrundvd.com
Web
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Phone
020 8324 2400
Address
12 Chessing Court
Fortis Green Road
London
N10
Notes
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