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Siberiade (1979)
"Sibiriada" (original title)

 -  Drama | History | War  -  16 May 1980 (Finland)
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Aleksei Ustyuzhanin
Vitali Solomin ...
Nikolai Ustyuzhanin
Sergey Shakurov ...
Spiridon Solomin
Natalya Andreychenko ...
Anastasia Solomina
Lyudmila Gurchenko ...
Older Taya Solomina
Vladimir Samoylov ...
Afanasi Ustyuzhanin
Yevgeni Perov ...
Yerofei Solomin
Mikhail Kononov ...
Rodion Klimentov
Konstantin Grigorev ...
Geologist Guryev
Nikolai Skorobogatov ...
Yermolai
Pavel Kadochnikov ...
Eternal Grandfather
Elena Koreneva ...
Younger Taya Solomina
Dmitriy Buzylyov-Kretso ...
Mitya (as Dmitriy Buzylyov)
Evgeniy Leonov-Gladyshev ...
Alesha Ustyuzhanin (as Yevgeni Leonov)
Ivan Dmitriev ...
Blinov
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The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of happiness and to give it to the people. One builds the road through taiga to the star over horizon, the second 'build communism' and the third searches for oil. The oil is found but the destruction of the old cemetry and everything the people of the village cared for followed to get the 'black treasure' of Siberia. Written by Konstantin Dlutskii <ked@falcon.cc.ukans.edu>

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The history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. [Korean DVD.]

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The boom mic is visible for less than a second in the top left corner at roughly 1:29:11, when Alexei is talking to the elder grandfather, and the grandfather stands up and begins chanting at him. See more »

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Beautiful rusian cinema
17 December 2002 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

This is just one of these rare cinema experiences. I've seen this film twice in cinema about 15 years ago. The first time in a stonecold auditorium (they ran out of heating oil) we all just sat there with gloves, jackets and other stuff to keep you warm. The film made such an impact with its beautifull images and its rare story. Russian cinema has a couple of these slow and long movies. Siberiade is a long (over 4 and a half hour) and slow movie. Long shots of man wading through cold swamps in search of oil. I like it!!!! It is a shame there was no videorelease in Europe, and now lets wait for the DVD!! Martin


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