The Student (2016)

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  • Uchenik Original Russian
  • The Disciple Alternative


In the Russian city of Kaliningrad, teenager Veniamin studies the Bible obsessively and comes to believe that the world is nearing its end. His studies lead him on a path to religious fanaticism which draws him into conflict with his mother, his classmates and his biology teacher Elena, who challenges Veniamin after he objects to her teaching sex education and Darwinian theories of evolution.

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