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Trailers From Hell on Mesmerizing One-Take ‘Russian Ark’

Trailers From Hell on Mesmerizing One-Take 'Russian Ark'

The effect grows increasingly hypnotic as it becomes apparent that this non-stop march is in fact an escape through time with the onscreen narrator (Sergey Dreyden) playing the time-traveler, rubbing elbows with the notables of Russia’s 300 year old history. It culminates in a dizzying Grand Ball dance sequence that ends the film in appropriately celebratory fashion.

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