Release Date: 11/14/17
A TAIL OF PERSONAL GROWTH
Writer-director Ivan I. Tverdovsky's prize-winning sophomore feature (Special Prize of the Jury at Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Best Picture at Fantastic Fest) deftly mixes the deadpan humour of Aki KaurismÃÂ¤ki with a poignant examination of social issues including loneliness and aging.
Natasha is a middle-aged admin employee at a zoo where her female co-workers take pleasure in making fun of her. She lives with her God-fearing mother and leads a dull existence without prospects, until one day she grows a tail. Medical examinations follow where she meets Peter, a young radiologist and her dreary life is turned upside down.
Described as 'Kafka meets Cronenberg' (Hollywood Reporter) Tverdovsky's film is a beautifully photographed portrait of Eastern Europe that recalls the recent New Romanian Cinema and features a brave and brilliant central performance from Natalya Pavlenkova.
|Label: Arrow Academy|
|Run Time: 91 mins|
- High Definition 1080p Presentation
- Optional English Subtitles
- 5.1 DTS-HD MA surround sound
- More to be announced!
- FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collectors booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic and author Michael Brooke
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