Kolia lives in a small town in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop which he lives next door to with his young wife Lilya and his son Roma from a previous marriage. Vadim Shelevyat, the town’s corrupt mayor, wants his business, his house and his land. At first he tries buying off Kolia, but Kolia cannot stand losing everything that has surrounded him his entire life. So, an unsuccessful Vadim starts to take a more aggressive approach.

Leviathan is the new film from Russia’s finest directors of the last 30 years, Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return, The Banishment) and he won the Best Screenplay award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and is certain to be Oscar nominated.

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  • Rating:15+ IFF
  • Country:Russia
  • Year:2014
  • Duration:140 minutes
  • Language:Russian with subtitles
  • Director:Andrey Zvyagintsev
  • Starring:Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Elena Lyadova, Aleksey Serebryakov
  • With thanks to Artificial Eye