Post-Soviet Cinema • 1h 33m
Aik Karapetian • 2017 • Latvia • A mysterious man threatens to unravel a couple's fragile peace.
Steeped in the unrelenting atmosphere of dread, Firstborn encounters the terror and fragility of contemporary masculinity as mediated through horror cinema. Aik Karapetian's third feature premiered at Fantastic Fest, Tallinn Black Nights, Sitges, and São Paulo.
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