Tag: Zerograd

The Projection Booth watches Zerograd

Our friends at the Projection Booth watch Karen Shakhnazarov’s Zerograd (1986). “The film stars Leonid Filatov as Aleksei Varakin, he’s from a Moscow Mechanical Plant and comes to a small town to meet with a man about air conditioners. He soon finds himself in an absurdist nightmare where […]

The Gutter’s Own Carol watches Zerograd!

At Monstrous Industry, the Gutter’s own Carol Borden writes a bit about Karen Shakhnazarov’s absurd satire/mystery, Zerograd / Zero City (1998). “Zerograd is a film that requires a lot of pondering–especially in its presentation of the implications of distorting history, personal and otherwise. And it requires some thought […]