Beyond the Ocean, (Tam za okeanom)
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Beyond the Ocean, (Tam za okeanom)
Tony Pemberton directs this retro-tinged experimental drama about the evils that men do to women. Structured with a dual narrative, the film takes place both in rural Russia during some unnamed point in the past and in contemporary New York City. The Russian narrative focuses on Pitsee (Tatiana Kamina), a young girl living in a dysfunctional family. Though she tries to appease her irritable, depressed mother, she is eventually handed over to her coarse grandmother. When she grows to be an adolescent, she must fend off the advances of her creepy uncle Alyosha (Donovan Barton), who "loves… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The rare low-budget work that actually attempts to expand the narrative scope of the independent American feature."
‑ , Chicago Tribune
"Doesn't amount to much of anything."
‑ Elvis Mitchell, New York Times
"Despite its floating narrative, this is a remarkably accessible and haunting film."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Both provocative and awkwardly arty."
‑ , Chicago Reader
"Haunting, beautiful, and all too frustrating."
‑ David Cornelius,
"Doesn't come close to justifying the hype that surrounded its debut at the Sundance Film Festival two years ago."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"Uneasy mishmash of styles and genres."
‑ Merle Bertrand, Film Threat
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