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The Second Circle

1990

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  • As always Sokurov movies remain a puzzle for the outsider, but coming in 1990, it’s easy to imagine this as a parable of a society left shell-shocked after the collapse of communism, a distant father which slowly wasted away, then vanished suddenly, leaving its children with a with a nest of bureaucratic systems to sort through, a rotting house where pitted with leaks, and finally nothing, contemplating the expectant void of the future.