Et in Arkadia (sic) ego

More films scanned. Two views of Arcadia - Arcadia and Arkadia. The first is Koktebel, a place which I already recently blogged about whose name conjures up an association with utopia, partly because of Boris Khlebnikov's film Koktebel, where a young boy is trying to make it to the seemingly unattainable place. The second - Arkadia - is a spectacular night club in the form of a fake greek temple in the very centre of Feodosiya. Here is a young lad called Ruslan, who was passing by with his sister on the way to a music lesson, and paused to be recorded. He's a bit older than the hero of Koktebel, but also seemed fiercely independent and self-confident:

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