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Alhambra Cinema

10 November 2019 · 5:00pm

Alhambra Cinema, St John's Street Keswick Cumbria CA12 5AG · Get directions

Organised by: Keswick Film Club

Certificate: 15

We had a double take when we saw the reviews of ‘Donbass’: a Ukranian black comedy? Really? Looking closer, that reaction is probably what director Sergey Loznitsa (‘In the Fog’) wants. His film is trying to show the sheer madness of the war in Ukraine, “…a place where there are still memories of the second world war, tribal loyalties concerning the Russia that saved Ukraine from Nazi Germany and fascism – but also, on the other side, the Stalinist terror-famine visited on Ukraine before the war” – Peter Bradshaw, Guardian.

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