Review: 'The Whaler Boy'

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Russian writer-director Philipp Yuryev's coming-of-age feature, The Whaler Boy, is available for rental tomorrow via virtual cinemas and other VOD platforms. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review:

"The Whaler Boy is a tonally complex work, a troubling character study that incorporates elements of drama, comedy, fantasy, documentary, and even Lynchian horror. [...] The filmmaker handles it deftly, however, successfully painting Leshka as a sympathetic figure without undercutting his more miserable and volatile qualities."

Read on at CSL's The Lens.