First screened in March 2018 / Most recently screened in May 2020
Director: Aleksandr Sokurov. Cast: Elena Rufanova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Irina Sokolova, Yelena Spiridonova, Vladimir Bogdanov, Anatoliy Shvederskiy, voices of Eva Mattes, Peter Fitz, Gerd Wameling, Maud Ackermann, Udo Kroschwald, Friedrich W. Bauschulte. Screenplay: Yuriy Arabov and Marina Koreneva. Twitter Capsule:
Gnomic even by Sokurov's standards. Hard to know why you'd take this path into depicting Hitler, but evocative and original.
Sokurov feels allergic to conventional cinematic modes, and Moloch's tactics of imagery, sound, and storytelling are all unusual. Are they fruitful?