MARIYA (Aleksandr Sokurov, 1978, 1988)

Robust, in her element working the earth, 41-year-old collective farmer Mariya Semionovna Voinova provides a smiling portrait of Soviet industry, strength, endurance. This is the centerpiece of the first of the two segments of the short documentary Mariya that Aleksandr Sokurov made nine years apart. This first segment is in color, and this color, which […]