HEART OF A DOG (Vladimir Bortko, 1988)

“Oh, look at me, I’m dying,” says Shark, “who” has been scalded (and by a proletarian); “My body is all broken and beaten up.” We hear Shark’s defeated voiceover. Shark is a dog.      Moscow; post-Revolution, mid-1920s. Professor Filipp Filippovich Preobrazhensky, whose surgical procedures have involved organ transplants from animals to humans, now seeks to “rejuvenate” […]