A routine run for a truck driver turns into a nightmare he can’t escape in this psychological drama from filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa. Georgy (Viktor Nemets) is driving a load of freight into Russia when, after an unpleasant encounter with the police at a border crossing, he finds himself giving a lift to a strange old man (Vladimir Golovin) with disturbing stories about his younger days in the Army. After next picking up a young woman (Olga Shuvalova) who works as a prostitute and is wary of the territory, Georgy finds himself lost, and despite asking some homeless men for help, he’s less sure than he was before of how to make his way back where he belongs. As brutal images of violence and alienation cross the screen, Georgy’s odyssey becomes darker and more desperate until it reaches an unexpected conclusion.
The story about a few days in the life of truck driver Georgi seems to be a never-ending nightmare, a spiral of violence and abuses of power. A man goes to work and on his way he is sucked ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
William C (ag) wrote: worst film ever in existence
John C P (es) wrote: I've been looking for a follow up to CASSHERN. Finally I stumbled on GOEMAN. The story is epic the production must have been enormous. It is both beautiful in production as it is in story. The director took and out did himself with this film raising the bar in story telling and film presentation. Granted the film is loaded in CGI, however to tell a story this grand, it is needed. A film worth watching. It stands to be a classic. It is a film like CASSHERN that should be in every film buffs collection. It will be in mine.
Andrew M (gb) wrote: Should have made this a totally silent film. The "stupid men" theme music was great.
Joanna W (fr) wrote: This was great! I LOVED the part when all the various Bollywood actors and actresses did the song together. So good! I love Tabu and was especially happy to see her!
SoLow S (br) wrote: Great movie owned it before wouldnt mind owning it again
Scott R (nl) wrote: I loved this one. It shows you why gambling is so hard to stop. It also shows what gambling rooms are like in NY back in the 70s. It was fun.
Jacob D (ru) wrote: Pretty underrated movie in my opinion, it has good CGI and a pretty entertaining scenes, I also think that Adrian Brody is a good lead and Naomi Watts is a good damsel in destress, so in the end a pretty good remake.
Janel W (ca) wrote: great performances, beautifully written script
Brandon S (gb) wrote: What a ride! This thing is unabashedly cool and viscerally, intensely alive. A simple premise to get its foot in the door, and a perfectly realized world to keep itself there. The action is thrilling, gorgeously shot, and endlessly exciting. A beautiful escape with brains and balls to spare in equal measure.