Haunting, Elegaic Trailer For Russia's BETRAYAL
Director Kirill Serebrennikov describes his Venice selected Betrayal (Izmena) in unusual terms, referring to it as a 'disaster movie about male-female relationships'. He's chosen a difficult balance for his infidelity story, needing to stay on the line between loss and anger, and the results look nothing short of remarkable. Venice describes it like this:
The first trailer for Betrayal is freshly arrived in Russia and it is a gorgeous, tragic and shocking bit of work. Check it below.A man and a woman, two casual acquaintances, learn that their respective spouses are having an affair with each other. This discovery drives them to do things they didn't dare to do before. What will prevail--the feeling of jealousy or the passion? What to choose--revenge or forgiveness? The protagonists are looking for something to build a new life upon, but it is not easy: their every action is influenced by the fact of infidelity, and this infidelity has its own logic.
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