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A Room and a Half
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Joseph Brodsky, exiled from the USSR in 1972, was one of the most celebrated and famous Russian emigre writers of all time. This week, on the anniversary of his birth, we screen Andrei Khrzhanovsky’s film about the imagined return of the elderly poet to his parents and the city of his birth, St Petersburg. Through his journey, Khrzhanovsky invites us to reflect on Brodsky’s life, his longing for Russia and its influence on his poetry, essays and plays.

Awards and Festivals
Best Film
Award Laurel
2009
Awarded to Andrei Khrzhanovsky
Nika Awards, Russia
Best Screenplay
Award Laurel
2009
Awarded to Yuri Arabov
Nika Awards, Russia
Best Director
Award Laurel
2009
Awarded to Andrei Khrzhanovsky
Nika Awards, Russia
Main Prize
Award Laurel
2009
East of the West Section,
Karlovy Vary Film Festival
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