‘Leviathan’ to be shown by Louth Film Club

'Leviathan' is set to be shown by Louth Film Club.
'Leviathan' is set to be shown by Louth Film Club.

Leviathan - winner of top awards at the 2014 Cannes and London film festivals, is to be shown at Louth Film Club on Monday, January 25.

Aleksey Serebryakov is beleaguered Kolya, trying to fight off the local big wig’s attempts to seize his property for development.

An affair leads to terrible tragedy.

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s film. which mixes symbolism, the personal, the political and the religious, amounts to a profound indictment of the corruption endemic in contemporary Russia.

Richard Keeble, from Louth Film Club, commented: “This is a profoundly moving, beautiful, dark film which at times can still be very funny.”

The showing of the film kicks off at 7.30pm at the Playhouse Cinema.

Tickets are £4 for LFC members, £6.90 for non-members and £5.50 for concessions.

See full details on all LFC films for 2016 via their website on: www.louthfilmclub.com.