still from film directed by Aleksey Balabanov (2008)
Morphia is not for those in search of the light-hearted, uplifting or even positive. This dark Russian film (directed by Aleksey Balabanov, 2008) follows a medic in 1917 as he falls into a devastating morphine addiction.
110 min, Russian with Castilian subtitles
Other Cine Ambigu films this month:
- March 16th: The American Astronaut Cory McAbee, USA, 2001. 91 min.
- March 23rd: Stille Sehnsucht Christian Wagner, Germany & Slovenia, 2006. 103 min.
- March 30th: À l’ouest de pluton Henry Bernadet & Myriam Verreault, Canada, 2008. 95 min.