“Beanpole” (Russia, 2019, historical drama, 130m, not rated)

“Beanpole” (Russia, 2019, historical drama, 130m, not rated)

1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege is finally over, life and death continue their battle in the wreckage that remains. 

In it two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.

Winner at Cannes Film Festival.

“You quite often have to remind yourself to breathe” — Jessica Kiang, Variety

Sponsored by Les & Marion Tincknell and Gene & Shirley Knuckolls

*Speaker:  Jason Szilagyi,  Delta College History Department