The Russian Bride opens with a lovely, retro title card featuring bright red script, along with an eerie violin rating, developing the tone for the cinematic haunted household story of yore. While almost all of the film upholds the nostalgic sense of darkness and dread present in films including the Universal classics, make no mistake – writer/director Michael S. Ojeda’s The Russian Bride is an even more strange film all its own.
Struggling mom this is certainly Nina that is single Orlan), sets her eyes in the us of america to generate a definitely better life on her beloved kid, Dasha (Kristina Pimenova). She fulfills Karl (Corbin Bernsen), a that is extremely w been quickly hitched, as well as since the couple continues to find out about the other person, it becomes apparent to Nina that Karl could be harboring some nefarious motives because of their fresh partner and stepdaughter.
Strangely, The Russian Bride seems to leap ahead and backward between things that really work and things that don’t, that makes it difficult to see whether or elsewhere maybe perhaps maybe not the movie has already reached fine that is minimum around the half that is first. As an example, right after Nina and Dasha reach Karl’s home, there may be a decently creepy scene, combined with an awkward modification and rigid acting. Then, prior to an extremely awful shot of a CGI form of the key for the mansion, the brand name family that is new an ominous power outage throughout a dinner scene featuring cinematography that is gorgeous. For each good note there was a bad one, making my-russian-bride the film feel a bland that is little.