DVD Review: ‘Silent Souls’

★★★★☆ A deeply mournful, semi anthropological ode to Russia’s long forgotten Merjan people – descendants of an ancient Finnic tribe, assimilated at some point during the Middle Ages – Aleksei Fedorchenko’s 2010 Golden Lion nominee (and, for some at least, festival favourite) Silent Souls is proof-in-point that serious, thoughtful European Continue Reading