Confession

Confession

problematic like here for an artsy melodrama that portrays the orthodox church as a gay sadomasochistic grooming cult that prays on floppy-haired twinks who get rejected from art school. the cinematography slowly crescendos from "typical khrushchev-era low-budget melodrama" to "gothic phantasmagoria of references to eisenstein's IVAN THE TERRIBLE" and of course i really did enjoy that...