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Gulag (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  13 January 1985 (USA)
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Mickey Almon is a sports star turned reporter covering the athletics in Moscow. Framed by the KGB and forced to confess that he was spying for America, he is sentenced to detention in a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mickey Almon
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The Englishman
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Hooker
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Diczek
Nancy Paul ...
Susan Almon
Brian Pettifer ...
Vlasov
George Pravda ...
Bukovsky
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Jay
Bruce Boa ...
McHenry
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Yuri
Ray Jewers ...
T.V. Interviewer
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Stolypin Guard
Barrie Houghton ...
Wisinski
Alexei Jawdokimov ...
Vikstrom
Ivan Lee ...
Chinaman
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Mickey Almon is a sports star turned reporter covering the athletics in Moscow. Framed by the KGB and forced to confess that he was spying for America, he is sentenced to detention in a Gulag, a barbaric prison camp in the wilds of Siberia. Unable to prove his innocence, Mickey must either put up with the inhuman conditions or engineer an escape. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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They gambled their lives to escape a frozen hell [Australia Theatrical]

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In one scene, David Keith wears an orange-and-white University of Tennessee jacket. Keith is an alumnus of the university. See more »

Quotes

Bukovsky: So, are you ready to sign the papers today?
Mickey Almon: If you blow me.
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Ah, fanatical U.S. patriotism!
27 January 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Honestly, do Americans know how much we rubbish their blind devotion to the Good Ol' U. S. of A.? Highly strung anti-Soviet drama with Malcolm McDowell once again showing us how nasty the Brits can be. The scrumptious David Keith is starry-eyed but tasty as ever...he's the only reason I watched it anyway!


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