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Major Kirsanov
Josephine Chaplin ...
Nina Kaplan
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Jacob Kagan
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Sarah Kaplan
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Baburin
Yehuda Barkan ...
Yasha Bazarov
Yehuda Efroni ...
Romek
Peter Capell ...
Prof. Abramowiz
Gila Almagor ...
The Judge
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The Drunkard
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Hartmut Hinrichs
Johanna König
Sacha Pitoëff
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Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and tortured, which spurs them to make an escape attempt that could cost them their lives. Written by Fryingham

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31 October 1972 (USA)  »

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A Grande Fuga do Comunismo  »

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