Playing the Victim (Izobrazhaya zhertvu)
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Playing the Victim (Izobrazhaya zhertvu)
A college student who earns his living by portraying the victims in police crime-scene reenactments discovers that something is rotten in Russia when his deceased father appears before him claiming that he was killed by his still-living wife, who is having an affair with her detestable brother-in-law, in director Kirill Serebrennikov's adaptation of a darkly comic play by the Brothers Presnyakov -- which was in turn loosely based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Valya (Yuri Chursin) travels to crime scenes with the ill-tempered chief detective (Vitaly Khaev) and incompetent camerawoman… More