The Belovs


Russia, 1993, 60’

The Belov are Russian family that live in a countryside village. Anna, twice a widow, works to keep the family together convinced that to suffer is an integral part of life; Michail, her brother however, prefers instead to sit all day drinking vodka and philosophising about the world around him.

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Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 22 Nov 2021
  • Time: 9:25 - 11:00


Spazio Alfieri
Spazio Alfieri - Via dell'Ulivo, 8, 50122 Florence


Victor Kossakovsky

Born in the USSR in 1961, Victor Kossakovsky began his career at Leningrad in 1978 as an assistant director and editor. In 1988, he graduated from the Higher Courses for Film Writers and Directors in Moscow. His international breakthrough, The Belovs, won the Joris Ivens Award and the Audience Award at IDFA in Amsterdam. Since then, his works has won numerous awards.

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