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The River
The River
7.2
/10
51 Ratings

THE RIVER

Река

Directed by Aleksey Balabanov
Russia, 2002
Drama

Synopsis

After being expelled from her village for stealing, a mother takes refuge in a leper colony in the desolate Arctic region of Yakutia. But jealousy and betrayal soon wrenches this tiny band of outcasts apart, who have been banished from participation in Yakut community life.

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Synopsis

After being expelled from her village for stealing, a mother takes refuge in a leper colony in the desolate Arctic region of Yakutia. But jealousy and betrayal soon wrenches this tiny band of outcasts apart, who have been banished from participation in Yakut community life.