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How I Ended This Summer 12 rating

Alexei Popogrebski's taut psychological drama depicts two Arctic meteorologists (a veteran and a novice); secrets, lies and isolation take their toll

Drama 2010 124 mins

Director: Alexei Popogrebsky


In Alexei Popogrebski's taut psychological drama about two Russian meteorologists - one a veteran, the other a novice - thrown together at a remote Arctic outpost, the tension fuelled by the isolation and exacerbated by secrets and lies is eloquently expressed by muscular performances and careful narrative pacing. Striking images of the windswept location and the music enhance the fraught mood