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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
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Bukovsky
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Jay
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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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He's innocent . . . he's isolated . . . condemned as a spy to the GULAG. See more »

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The nick-name of Kenneth Barrington (Malcolm McDowell) was the "Englishman". 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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Paratroopers guarding prisoners?
4 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Did you notice that the guards, or some of them, were paratroopers? They had the sky blue shoulder boards and berets. That's not right. People in the Gulag, or whatever it's called now, would be guarded by the Ministry of the Interior troops. They are called Vnutrennie Voiska, or Interior Army. Their shoulder boards are a dark red. They also don't wear berets. Paratroopers, in that time, would probably all have been in Afghanistan. For me, otherwise, this was enjoyable, in that I was a teenager during the 1980s Cold War, and as with any teenager, I wanted to kick butt. Plus, I've always liked Malcolm McDowell, and I liked him in this.


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