Battelle Film Club presents: The Return (2003/Drama/Russian/not rated)
The first feature film by director Andrey Zvyagintsev, The Return is the story of two brothers, whose long-absent father suddenly comes back into their lives. Fifteen-year old Andrey has memories of his father and is eager for his father's attention while twelve-year old Ivan is wary of this stranger. The father takes the boys on a fishing trip to a remote island and his rough ways and the austere environment challenge the boys both physically and emotionally.
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