Not Rated | | Drama
In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.
When pre-production was starting, director Andrey Zvyagintsev told producer Dmitry Lesnevsky there was no point in making the film if they couldn't find two boys who were "actors of genius." Zvyagintsev had two assistants who helped him look for actors, one in St. Petersburg and one... ...
Jump as we agreed! Who climbs down the ladder is a cowardly wanker.
Boy on Tower: Go on, Vityok. You're next.
When Ivan is sitting in the car, the camera pans around the car (before we see him grab the binoculars and begin to use them) - as it pans past the triangular car window you can see the camera reflected in it.
Ne iz sadu bylo...
Traditional Russian song
Performed by Ivan Mefodyevich Banderovsky
€129,056 (Italy) (2 November 2003)
$502,028 (USA) (5 September 2004)
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