Ostrov (2006)

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  • The Island Alternative


During World War II, Anatoly works on a barge transporting coal. Captured by the Germans, he is forced to kill the captain to save his own life. He survives thanks to some monks from a nearby island monastery, but he serves a grim penance - continually re-enacting his wartime routines. In time, he comes to be regarded as a Holy Man by the locals, who bring him their problems.

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