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Boris Ryzhy

  • 2008
  • Netherlands
  • 60 min
  • 18

A visionary lament for the Russian poet Boris Ryzhy, who committed suicide at the age of 26. Van der Horst weaves an absorbing tribute through powerfully empathetic work with Ryzhy's surviving family and beautifully observed scenes from his snow-clad industrial home town.

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