Darkly dream-like and haunting, Tony Pemberton's debut feature, shot in Tarusa, Russia, and New York City, tells a deceptively simple story that becomes increasingly complex and disturbing as it unfolds. A young Russian woman, Pitsee (Dasha Volga), arrives in New York penniless, five months pregnant and looking for her boyfriend, Sasha (Rik Nagel). She finds him quickly enough, but his first question is whether the baby is his and the second is how she can be sure. He also confesses that he has a girlfriend though he hedges his bets by saying they're breaking up and tells Pitsee she can't stay with him. Sasha who now prefers to be called Alex, in...