Curious Minds Further Viewing: Russian Ark


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Fri, Jun 15, 2018 1:00 PM
Film Info
Runtime:96 min
Country Listing:Russia
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Alexander Sokurov


Cited as one of the best films of the 2000s by numerous critics, Russian Ark is a singular cinematic experience that takes you through the Hermitage in St. Petersburg and Russian and European history along the way—all in a single dazzlingly orchestrated take. Master Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov brings masterpieces and historical (and imagined) characters to life as a nameless French diplomat leads us through the majestic museum. This vivid one-of-a-kind tour makes a great addition to our Curious Minds course on the Hermitage and is a must-see for any lover of art and cinema.

In Russian with English subtitles

Pair with...Splendour and Opulence: Catherine the Great and the Hermitage Museum

Additional Information

Curious Minds - Further Viewing: Dive deeper into the fascinating subjects explored at our Curious Minds Morning Speaker Series.