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Igla (1988)

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Moro returns to Alma Ata to collect money owed to him. While waiting out an unexpected delay, he visits his former girlfriend Dina, and discovers she has become a morphine addict. He ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Viktor Tsoy ...
Moro
Marina Smirnova ...
Dina
Pyotr Mamonov ...
The Doctor
Aleksandr Bashirov ...
Spartak
Arkhimed Iskakov
Gennadi Lyui
Rakhimdzhan Abdykadyrov
Aleksandr Konks
Raikhan Kanatbayev
Ajkhan Chatayeva
Vladimir Danilenko
Grigori Epstein
Marat Azimbayev
Yernar Abilev
Rustem Tazhibayev
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Moro returns to Alma Ata to collect money owed to him. While waiting out an unexpected delay, he visits his former girlfriend Dina, and discovers she has become a morphine addict. He decides to help her kick the habit and to fight the local drug maphia responsible for her condition. But Moro finds a deadly opponent in "the doctor," the maphia kingpin who is exploiting Dina. Written by Forrest Ciesol

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Moro: There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who are sitting on pipelines and those who need money. You are sitting on the pipeline.
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Zvezda po imeni Solnce
Written by Viktor Tsoy
Performed by Kino
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Victor Tsoi is no superman
3 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

Some interesting Russian rock. V. Tsoi plays a superman which would have suited him better if he had some muscles.


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