Seen and Heard

Seen at the Movies:

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s The Return is a stunning, elusive film from Russia about the mysterious, unresolvable bonds and dissonances between fathers and sons. Or something like that—I’m really not completely sure as to the film’s meanings, and a Q&A with the director in the production notes I received is almost a parody of an artist acting evasive. The plot is simple: two brothers in early adolescence meet their father for the first time when he drops i

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