Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov. With Hanna Schygulla. The most recent film from the director of Russian Ark won the top prize at the 2011 Venice Film Festival. It’s an eccentric, visually stunning version of the famous legend, about a man searching for enlightenment who sells his soul to the devil, here disguised as a moneylender. “Truly distinctive.” –Time Out London. Cleveland premiere.
Russia, 2011, subtitles, color, Blu-ray, 134 min.
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).