Films byTexts by Kira Muratova
Brief Encounters
Kira Muratova, 1967, 96’

Valentina and Nadya love the same man; one is his wife, the other a fleeting encounter; neither knows of each other’s existence until a misunderstanding brings them together.

The Long Farewell
Kira Muratova, 1971, 97’

A single mother is confused by the changes in her teenage son, who has become distant since spending summer vacation with his father.


The Asthenic Syndrome
Kira Muratova, 1989, 153’

The Asthenic Syndrome begins as a black-and-white drama about a woman who, after losing her husband, falls into a state of despair and becomes a danger to herself and her surroundings.