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Russian Ark is a 2002 film from (obviously) Russia, directed by Alexander Sokurov. The film -- which follows an unseen narrarator through the Russian State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg as he talks about the history of the city and the artifacts within the museum -- is something of a miracle in filmmaking: the entire film (around 93 minutes, excluding the credits) was shot using a single Steadicam in one continuous, uninterrupted take. When you realize that this film has over 2,000 actors in it, this feat becomes even more incredible.

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