Aleksandr Lungin created an interesting piece of auteur cinema. Jury praised the expressive minimalism of the story about alienation and cruelty of life. Convincing acting by Kuznetsov was also noted. Undoubtedly, it is one of the best Russian films released recently."You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.