December 17, 2010

Zerkalo (The Mirror)



In a larger context, The Mirror depicts the thoughts and emotions of Alexei (Ignat Daniltsev) and the world surrounding him. The structure of the film is discontinuous and non-chronological, without a conventional plot, and combines childhood memories with newsreel footage.

The film switches between three different times, the prewar time, the wartime and the postwar 1960s. Read more.