You probably won't see a more bleak and disturbing portrait of Russia than the one that unspools in 4
. The film which pissed off the country's censors, who lobbied unsuccessfully to have a third of the movie cut begins in Moscow, where three strangers meet in a bar late at night. They share their stories with each other, but we soon learn that they're all lying. Before the film's finale which culminates in an unsettling scene with naked old ladies devouring a pig their real stories play out onscreen. They're all connected by slabs of meat, potent vodka, and stray dogs.
Sat., Sept. 2, 9:45 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 3, 7 p.m.