Battles is a silent observation documentary, presented in an absurdist/ironic key about what war leaves behind. Bombs and the fancy high tech facilities to dismantle them, bunkers and the people later incorporating them into their way of living, boot camps later turned into touristic reenactments, and the surreal Russian textile industry that builds inflatable decoy tanks, planes and big rockets. An elegant and captivating effort still lingering after a couple of weeks.