- 1h 28min
- Directed by: Aleksandr Sokurov
- Written by: Aleksandr Sokurov
- Cast: Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Benjamin Utzerath, Vincent Nemeth
- UK release: 11 November 2016
A meditation on the most iconic of museums: the Louvre. Sokurov's roving camera, restless ghosts and emphasis on history as being alive and kicking evokes his masterpiece Russian Ark but the focus on the Louvre gives it unique character. A true conversation with the past.
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Reviews & features
Francofonia7 Nov 2016
Aleksandr Sokurov ponders the history and cultural importance of the Louvre in inimitable style
The museum as a concept is the site of controversy at present, with contention in some quarters that artefacts plundered, bought and bartered in the context of colonisation should be repatriated, and other voices asserting just as strongly that an…
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