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LOVELESS (2018) - Unseen in 2018 Season

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  • dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev

  • Year. 2018

  • country. Russia

  • run-time. 129mins

  • rating. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)
Doors 19:30 - Film 20:00


In Deptford CInema’s ‘Unseen in 2018’ strand, we bring to you the cream of the crop of those films released last year that we feel deserved a bigger audience. The chosen films come from a variety of filmmakers and genres, but all display a unique vision.

LOVELESS, widely regarded as Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s new masterpiece, tells the story of a failed marriage and the subsequent disappearance of a child.

In LOVELESS, Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page - even if it means threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son Alyosha. Until, after witnessing one of their fights, Alyosha disappears.

“Riveting” The Telegraph
”A Masterpiece” The Guardian
”Piercing” Sigh & Sound
”Remarkable” LA Times

In Russian with English subtitles.



Everything here - from the image to the dialogue to the landscape to the film’s vision and judgment - is clean, cold, and bracing
— Matthew Lickona - San Diego Reader
Methodical, unsettling and icily beautiful, Loveless paints a devastating portrait of a soulless modern world...
— Daniel Barnes - Sacramento News & Review

Earlier Event: May 8
LIFE DRAWING at Deptford Cinema
Later Event: May 10
Mid90s (2018) - Jonah Hill