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1 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
In this dreamlike film, a nameless father (Andrei Shchetinin) and his son, Aleksei (Aleksei Nejmyshev), live together in an apartment in St. Petersburg. Aleksei's mother has died and consequently the two have a very close relationship. When Aleksei acquires a girlfriend, she refuses to take a back seat to his bond with his dad, and breaks up with him. Aleksei is also experiencing nightmares, dreading separation from his father to be a part of the military as his father was.

Cast: Andrei Shchetinin , Aleksei Nejmyshev , Aleksandr Razbash ,

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Wellspring Media

Father and Son (2003)

Release Date: June 18th, 2004|1 hr. 23 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Passes by like a dream. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The film should please his (Sokurov's) fans even while proving a frustrating, tedious experience for most art house audiences. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Like most of Sokurov's movies, this oblique parable is mysterious, elliptical, irresistible. show more

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