Shuga (Chouga) Reviews

August 23, 2017
An adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina transposed to contemporary Kazakhstan, Chouga is a masterful distillation of the great novel's characterizations and themes.
August 8, 2009
Ramps down Tolstoy's soap-opera grandiosity, while still managing to elevate the banalities of a high-society dalliance to the level of a cosmic psychodrama
July 31, 2009
Chouga never loses control%u2014a performance Lana Turner would be proud of.
October 9, 2008
Perhaps no director since Hitchcock has been quite this obsessed with glimpses and gazes.