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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Kira Muratova

Kira Muratova at IFFR

  • Two in One

    Stylised and thoughtful absurdist Muratova film consists of two parts that intertwine with each other. Part one is set entirely in a theatre, part two

    • Kings & Aces
  • Change of Fortune

    A married woman is accused of killing her lover and barely regrets what she has done. Loosely based on a short story by Somerset Maugham, this film ma

  • The Asthenic Syndrome

    A depressed woman has just lost her husband and is about to destroy everything and everybody, but mainly herself. An exhausted man tries to find an es

  • Long Farewells

    A divorced mother reunites with her teenage son, only to find out that he wants to leave her for his father. Delicate and heart-breaking portrait of l

    • Signals: Kira Muratova
  • Melody for a Street Organ

    Two little kids – a brother and a sister – leave their orphanage and embark on a journey in search of their long-lost father. A reversed ‘Christmas Ca

    • Signals: Kira Muratova
  • Brief Encounters

    A beautifully unfolding love triangle: a geologist who is always away, his wife who can’t stand her work and a woman who is her friend and his mistres

    • Signals: Kira Muratova
  • Our Honest Bread

    A man gets into trouble while trying to fight corruption at his cooperative farm. Muratova’s first feature was directed together with Alexander Murato

    • Signals: Kira Muratova
  • Letter to America

    A couple of post-Soviet slackers want to record a video message for their friends who have moved to the United States. Muratova’s view of different ty

    • Signals: Kira Muratova
  • Getting to Know the Big Wide World

    Muratova turns this ‘regular’ love triangle – two guys, one girl, all construction workers – into a vivid and elusive poem on the origin and mystery o

    • Signals: Kira Muratova
  • The Certificate

    A man wants to get a death certificate for his mother without giving any proof of her death. An episode from The Tuner not included in its final cut.

    • Signals: Kira Muratova