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Poem of an Inland Sea

Ongoing

Location: Bartos Screening Room

Dir. Yuliya Solntseva. U.S.S.R., 1958, 95 mins. Color. 35mm courtesy of Gosfilmofond. With Boris Andreyev, Evgeniy Bondarenko, Yevgeni Gurov. In Russian with English subtitles. A Ukrainian village is about to be submerged under a “new sea,” whose purpose is to power a hydroelectric plant and combat drought. In this euphonious and poetic film, director Yuliya Solntseva weaves themes of memory, transformation, and modernity. As a Soviet work of magical realism, Poem of an Inland Sea oscillates between the fantastical and political.

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