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At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)

Svoy sredi chuzhikh, chuzhoy sredi svoikh (original title)
Set during the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites that followed the 1917 revolution in Russia

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Credited cast:
Yuri Bogatyryov ...
Yegor Shilov, chekist
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Alexandr Brylov, yesaul
Sergey Shakurov ...
Andrey Zabelin, chief financial officer
Aleksandr Kalyagin ...
Vanyukin, railway station officer
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Lemke, rittmeister
Nikolai Pastukhov ...
Stepan Lipyagin, chekist
Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov ...
Nikolay Kungurov, Cheka chairman
Anatoli Borisov ...
Doktor
Konstantin Raykin ...
Kayum
Viktor Shcherbakov ...
(as V. Shcherbakov)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mikhail Chigaryov
G. Dovezhko
S. Frolov
Boris Galkin
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Set during the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites that followed the 1917 revolution in Russia

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Mosfilm gave the production crew exactly 5400 m of color Kodak stock for the whole movie, therefore parts of the movie and some demanding sequences, like the train robbery, had to be filmed on cheaper black and white stock. See more »

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Mikhalkov's probably only true masterpiece, best-ever "borshch" Western
12 April 2000 | by (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Should really be recognized as a Western classic, or at least world's best "Eastern" - Mikhalkov follows the rules of the genre impeccably, easily weaving in 1920's Russia setting, revolutionary romanticism and "cool" charismatic bad guys, a rare thing in Soviet cinema. Cast is superb - probably the best combination of young actors of the decade, including Mikhalkov himself as Yesaul.


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