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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
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Vlasov
George Pravda ...
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Bruce Boa ...
McHenry
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Yuri
Ray Jewers ...
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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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Escape Is Impossible. Brutality Is The Rule. Survival Is The Only Hope. See more »

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This cold war espionage drama co-starred actor Shane Rimmer who had acted in the official James Bond film franchise. Rimmer worked on You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973), and The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). Gulag (1985) premiered in the same year as the Bond film A View to a Kill (1985). See more »

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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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