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Heritage of Love review – miserable and retchworthy Russian romance | Drama movies

SSoaked in sentimentality, bogus emotion and cliché, watching it feels like you’re bombarded by a spongy, alcopop-soaked romance novel, this St Petersburg-Paris drama is the very embodiment of the Russian notion of “poshlost”, a kind of corny vulgarity that Nabokov dissected at length in his book on Gogol. It’s a depressing sign of the times, […]