Why Don’t You Just Die! (Papa, Sdokhni) (2018)

Why Don’t You Just Die! (Papa, Sdokhni) was written for S&S, although I don’t think it was ever published. Review: Papa, Sdokhni, the original Russian title of Why Don’t You Just Die!, translates roughly as “Daddy, die” – and it will come as little surprise that Russian writer/director Kirill Sokolov‘s rambunctious feature debut is a full-blown assault on the…

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Why Don’t You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) (2018)

Why Don’t You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) first published by SciFiNow “One, two, three Evil won’t touch me.” In the opening scene of Why Don’t You Just Die! (aka Papa, sdokhni, literally a patriarchy-smashing ‘Daddy, die’), 20-something Matvei (Aleksandr Kuznetsov) chants these words, steeling himself to ring the doorbell of an upper-floor apartment. At this point,…