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Time Time97 mins
LanguageRussian
Free Floating
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Small town drifter Lenya is forced to find a new job when the factory he works at suddenly closes its doors. As he floats between random day jobs assigned to him at the local job centre, this quietly funny story takes on an almost mythological character, each stage in his ‘career path’ serving as a meditation on the nature of work filtered through an array of whacky characters from the peculiar to the outright bizarre.

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Geraldine Sebastian
Geraldine Sebastian
I loved this film, it was so wonderfully wacky.
michael heath
michael heath
Superb black comedy - reminiscent of Loznitsa in its quietly observed isolated backwater characters & gorgeous, pastoral cinematography....
Awards and Festivals
2006
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Best Director
Kinotavr
2006
Award Laurel
Best Film
Russian Guild of Film Critics
2006
Award Laurel
Tarkovsky Prize
Vyborg International Film Festival
2006
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Central and Eastern Europe Award
Warsaw Film Festival
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