Russophiles Unite! A Russian & Soviet Movie Podcast

Russian Ark (Aleksandr Sokurov; 2002)

April 2, 2020

Jonny Tickle, Moscow resident and YouTuber, joins Ally Pitts to discuss this meandering, mysterious walk through Russian history and Saint Petersberg's Hermitage Museum, filmed in a single continuous take.

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Expect SPOILERS from about 38 minutes in until the end.

Russian Ark stars Sergei Dreiden.

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The show's intro music is Cold by Sasha Ilyukevich and the Highly Skilled Migrants.

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