Beanpole

Beanpole

Beanpole

Russian World War II drama set in battle-torn Leningrad where two young female soldiers attempt to rebuild their lives from the ruins.

"Iya, the ‘beanpole’ of the title, is a nurse at a hospital for patients suffering from wartime injuries. She is joined here by Masha, with whom she has an intense emotional bond, and whose young son she has been looking after while Masha was serving in the Red Army. Circumstances will have traumatic repercussions on their relationship and irredeemably shape their future..." (New Zealand International Film Festival)

2019Rating: M, Sex scenes, nudity & content that may disturb134 minsRussiaRussian with English subtitles
DramaHistoricalWorld Cinema
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Variety

Variety

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Beanpole is incredibly bleak, but crafted with such care that it’s also deeply compelling.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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It’s a demanding sit, a film both rigorous and indulgent, rewarding and aggravating.

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Variety

Variety

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Beanpole is incredibly bleak, but crafted with such care that it’s also deeply compelling.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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It’s a demanding sit, a film both rigorous and indulgent, rewarding and aggravating.

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