Directors: Aleksandr Gornovsky, Karen Shakhnazarov
Cast: Vladimir Ilin, Aleksy Vertov
Russia 2009 | Colour | 83 mins | Drama
Avaliable on: DVD
Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most.