Compartment No. 6 (2021) - Rotten Tomatoes

Compartment No. 6 (2021)



Critic Consensus: Compartment No. 6 can get a little stuffy within its narrative confines, but this well-acted, subtly told love story rewards the viewer's patience.

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A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face major truths about human connection.


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All Critics (32) | Top Critics (9)

It makes for a take on the love story as fresh, resonant and honest... as you'll find in a contemporary film.

November 17, 2021 | Full Review…

Overall, this total lack of ostentation adds rather than takes away from a charming story that successfully plays on our expectation of a modern romance.

October 22, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This is a trip well worth taking.

September 12, 2021 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

You can't really say you begin rooting for them to become a couple, but the emotional movement over the course of their time together is considerable, subtle and credible.

July 13, 2021 | Full Review…

As bleak as the settings may be, it has a delicious black comic streak and shares the buzz of personal re-awakening without ever feeling obvious or cheap. It turns out to be a beacon of warmth amid a frozen wasteland.

July 13, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It requires, and ultimately rewards, patience.

July 13, 2021 | Full Review…
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