Truth and Movies

Kirill Serebrennikov

In a bleak week, two artists have been sentenced to jail time

By Charles Bramesco

Kirill Serebrennikov and Taraneh Alidoosti have been critical of their respective states in recent weeks.

Leto

By Iana Murray

A Leningrad rock star takes centre stage in Kirill Serebrennikov’s Soviet-era tale of youth in revolt.

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By Sophie Monks Kaufman

This shapeless, drama-free dirge through the rock scene in 1980s Leningrad has no place in the Cannes competition.

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