Cannes 2014: ‘Leviathan’ review

★★★★★ Life is “nasty, brutish, and short” wrote Thomas Hobbes, the author of the philosophical and political work from which Andrei Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan (2014) takes its name. Returning to Cannes this year (Elena was in the Un Certain Regard strand in 2011), Zvyagintsev’s latest is a powerful and compelling retelling Continue Reading