Leviathan

Leviathan

  • Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
  • Writer: Oleg Negin,Andrey Zvyagintsev
  • Countries of origin: Russia
  • Language: Russian
  • Release date: February 5, 2015
  • Sound mix: Dolby Digital
  • Aspect ratio: 2.35 : 1
  • Also known as: Левіафан
  • "Leviathan" is a Russian drama film directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev, starring Aleksei Valeryevich Serebryakov , Jelena Lyadova and Vladimir Vladimir Vdovichkov. It was held in Cannes on May 23, 2014. Screened at the film festival.
    The film tells the story of the Coria family facing the mayor forcibly expropriating houses and land.
    The film was shortlisted for the main competition at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and won the Best Screenplay Award. The film won the 72nd Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Language Film , and represented Russia in the 87th The Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film Award , and was finally nominated for the 87th The Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film Award. 

    Details

    • Release date February 5, 2015
    • Filming locations Kirovsk, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
    • Production companies Non-Stop Productions, A Company Russia, Russian Ministry of Culture

    Box office

    Gross US & Canada

    $1,092,800

    Opening weekend US & Canada

    $15,200

    Gross worldwide

    $4,439,481

    Movie reviews

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    • By Rhoda 2022-08-05 09:50:10

      Leviathan--Go to the Sea of Wrath of Suicide

      Leviathan (The Ridiculous Apocalypse) (2014) is probably the best Russian film since Morphine (2008). If the interpretation of the film is limited to the superficial system, the crushing of individuals by religion, and the Russian-style forced demolition, it will be a result of the director's painstaking efforts: the suppression and strangulation of women in a male-dominated society is the real theme.

    • By Maegan 2022-08-02 13:59:57

      Leviathan--A Metaphor for the Sea Monster

      The British political philosopher Hobbes' Leviathan is divided into four parts. The first part, "On Humanity," first announced the author's thorough materialist view of nature and general philosophical views, claiming that the universe is composed of particles of matter, objects have independent objective existence, matter exists forever, and all matter is in a state of motion . The...

    • By Teagan 2022-06-29 22:08:18

      Leviathan: the Tragedy of Hitting the Stone with Pebble

      The icy-to-the-bone movie and the plot that can almost be sat in the right seat make people feel a little more chilled.

      A family who seemed to be living a peaceful life has been brought down by the forcible expropriation of their house. Within the system, individual power against the state machine is a dead end, and even if the Leviathan is only a skeleton on the beach, the nets woven by the visible and invisible black hands will still lead to no escape. The lawyer, the lover, and the...

    • By Raphael 2022-04-21 09:02:50

      A tragedy caused by a corrupt soil emperor under a powerful government forcibly demolishing a nail household

      Russia, as a country with a long history of autocratic tradition and baptism by communism as China, so when "Leviathan" appeared a forced demolition plot against nail households led by corrupt characters like local emperors with a strong government as the background. , how empathic and insensitive we are to aesthetic fatigue.
           The most hilarious and dark humorous episode is when the citizens of a "fighting nation" drink vodka, eat barbecue and shoot targets in the suburbs. (As expected...

    • By Raquel 2022-04-21 09:02:50

      Have you ever dreamed of that sea monster?

      "Many years later, when Russian director Andrei Sagintsev came to the small town on the coast of the Barents Sea where "Leviathan" was filmed again, he would definitely recall that in the early summer of Cannes in 2014, the reporters, The question that has been entangled with him: why does this film, which satirizes social reality, get funding from the government?"

      The "Leviathan" written by British political scientist Hobbes is the embodiment of a powerful authoritarian state. Avoids...

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    • By Misael 2022-04-24 07:01:16

      The family is entangled with the political system, and so are...

    • By Jovani 2022-04-24 07:01:16

      The moment when the public prosecutor's law is done. . . I decided not to...

    • By Duncan 2022-04-24 07:01:16

      If you don't see the features, you have to watch it again, there is no viewing experience of...

    • By Hyman 2022-04-24 07:01:16

      To be honest, there is no need to put on a bad face when accepting the award at...

    • By Shaina 2022-04-24 07:01:16

      Under Putler's rule, the film can be released, which proves that there is still hope for Lao Maozi, and the heaven, hehe... Lao Maozi who drinks and competes with water, it is strange that he can live...

    Movie plot

    The story is set in a small port city along the Barents Sea in northwestern Russia . The protagonist Coria, the son of his ex-wife, and the young and beautiful wife Lilia lead a peaceful life. Coria has its own small building, with a small river passing through the French windows, and an auto repair shop on the ground floor of the small building. When the local corrupt mayor came to forcibly expropriate houses and land in the name of...
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    With five stars, it is admirable to think that the director can complete such an ambitious film. (A comment by Peter Bradshaw of " The Guardian " ) 
    I was surprised at the fact that such a film attacking the corruption of the Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin government was produced with the support of the Russian Ministry of Culture. ( Commented by Leslie Felperin, film critic of The Hollywood Reporter ) 
    Through the tragedy of the...
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    Movie quotes

    • Store clerk: What do you want, Kolya?

      Kolya: Vodka, what else?

    • Dmitriy Seleznyov: No-one is out of reach.

    • The Mayor: Hey, are you baptised?

      Dmitriy Seleznyov: What? Why do you ask?

      The Mayor: I'm just curious.

      Dmitriy Seleznyov: I'm a lawyer, I believe in facts.