Lezginka! I don’t think you even need to like this movie in order to feel goosebumps crawling up your arms as you watch this one. If you can’t read the Russian subtitles and don’t understand Chechen, the kid expresses admiration for the knife, and the man gives it to him. After the dance, the kid’sContinue reading “Mikhalkov’s “12”: One of the most glorious moments in modern Russian cinema”
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“12” got the Oscar nomination!
I take moment from a busy schedule as commentator on grim world events to grin like the Cheshire cat. Why am I grinning – despite not being a major fan of the Academy Awards in general? Why because…