Roads to Koktebel (Koktebel)
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Roads to Koktebel (Koktebel)
The Russian writing/directing team of Boris Khlebnikov and Alexei Popogrebsky makes their feature debut with the road movie Koktebel. Starting in Moscow, a widowed alcoholic father (Igor Chernevich) and his 11-year-old son (Gleb Puskepalis) set out on foot headed for the Crimean town of Koktebel. Along the way, they meet up with grumpy recluse Mikhael (Vladimir Kucherenko), who ends up shooting the father during a drunken brawl. Luckily, local doctor Xenia (Agrippina Steklova) fixes him up, leading to a romance. The father stays with her, while the son finishes the journey by himself. Koktebel… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"here the father and son are not so much returning home as trying to build a new one on the foundations of Russia's history, in a terra incognita where values, and even names, have changed."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
"A road movie that plays out as a restrained human drama, that's mysterious and keenly observant."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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