“A masterpiece. An eerie thriller of hypnotic, mysterious intensity.” The Guardian
The searing, multi-award winning new drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev arguably the most fearless and vital film maker in modern European cinema, Loveless is a razor-sharp and gripping portrayal of a family and society on the edge of collapse.
Boris (Alexey Rozin) and Zhenya (Maryana Spivak) live together in the same Moscow apartment, but their relationship is all but over. Caught in a spiral of slanging matches and eager to be freed into the company of new lovers, the only thing keeping them together is the still-to-be-finalised sale of the apartment.
Alyosha (Matvey Novikov) their 12 –year old son doesn’t seem to be of concern until he doesn’t return home one evening. The couple are confronted by resource strained authorities and are forced to mount their own search for their son. One that forces them to confront their fears, past actions and their complacency.
Earning rave reviews at Cannes, where it topped the Screen International jury poll as best film of the festival, as well as Best Film at both BFI London Film Festival and Munich Film Festival. Loveless is regarded as one of the most powerful cinematic experiences of 2018 and one not to be missed.
Director: Andrey Zvagintsev
Cast: Maryana Spivak, Alexey Rozin, Matvey Novikov, Marina Vasilyeva, Andris Keishs, Alexey Fateev.
Rated (MA 15+) Course language, nudity and mature themes.