The Island

Wednesday, March 19th 2008 at 20h00
L’Ariel Mont-Saint Aignan


The Island (Остров)

(Feature film, Russia, 2008, 112’, Color, OVFST)


Directed by: Pavel Lounguine
With: Piotr Mamonov, Victor Soukhoroukov…
Produced by: Pavel Lungin Studio (Moscow)


Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.

"This parable about faith and salvation is addressed to the same kind of broad-minded arthouse audience drawn to spiritual themes. Refined visuals and well-paced narrative will clinch fest slots."
Deborah Young