The Prohibition years. Chicago bootleggers suffer losses due to their betrayal by one Mick Nich - Mikita Nichiporuk. The mob decides to execute the traitor, who escaped to Odessa, USSR, and... See full summary »

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Johnny Pollack
Galina Petrova ...
Klara Glushko
Nikolay Karachentsov ...
Mishka Yaponchik (Mike the Little Jap)
Vladimir Golovin ...
Mick Nich (Mikita Nichiporuk)
Liza Machulska ...
Afrodita Perepletchikova
Viktor Stepanov ...
Petro Krivonoschenko
Oleg Shklovsky ...
George (Sr. Lt. Perepletchikov)
Vasiliy Mishchenko ...
Kostya
Vladimir Belousov ...
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Vsevolod Safonov ...
professor Babochkin
Gennadi Vengerov ...
Sanitar Petrovich (as Gennadiy Vengerov)
Vitaliy Shapovalov ...
Shveitsar
Wojciech Wysocki ...
Franko De Niro
Armen Khostikyan ...
dyadya Ashot (as A. Khostekyan)
Michael Janibekyan ...
Pioner (as M. Dzhanibekyan)
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The Prohibition years. Chicago bootleggers suffer losses due to their betrayal by one Mick Nich - Mikita Nichiporuk. The mob decides to execute the traitor, who escaped to Odessa, USSR, and organized his own bootleg business there. The hitman, Pollack, arrives in Odessa, and realizes how hard it is to make the hit here, as compared to a civilized country like USA. Written by FD <junta@komkon.org>

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Johnny Pollack: Where can I exchange the currency?
Hotel Administrator: In the bank. But better yet...
[whispering]
Hotel Administrator: in the Nichiporuk Bakery
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It is a movie that shows the fact that comedy was born in Odessa.
2 September 2005 | by (Los Angeles,United States(formerly from Odessa, USSR)) – See all my reviews

It is a movie that shows the fact that comedy was born in Odessa. Even when you are dealing with assassins you can make a funny movie if you are doing it in Odessa. Odessa is a self-proclaimed (deservedly so!) capital of humor. Second only to the city holiday of the city's founding (September 2, 1794) is the citywide celebration of April 1st with the annual "Yumorina" (Humor Day). In 1988 (or 1987) when the movie was being made, I used to live near the round building that is used in the movie as the "Bakery" in which the Informer is hiding out. I used to see the crew making this film, but had no idea what this film was or if I will ever see it. About ten years later, when living in America, I rented this film not knowing anything about it. Seeing Odessa again was a treat in itself. But then I saw the scenes near the "Bakery" and almost fell off my chair!!! I have seen this film being made!!! It was an incredible experience. September 2nd is approaching. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ODESSA!!!!


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