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The Second Circle (1990)
"Krug vtoroy" (original title)

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A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.

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Pyotr Aleksandrov
Nadezhda Rodnova
Tamara Timofeeva
Aleksandr Bystryakov
R. Molokeyev
D. Samokhin
N. Sidash
O. Ignatov
F. Potapov
Sergei Vybornov ...
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Andrei Tenetko ...
(as A. Tenetko)
Stepan Krylov
V. Zhupikov
A. Popov
I. Butenin
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A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.

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25 October 1991 (Netherlands)  »

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A második kör  »

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no, not at all, this was funny.
17 November 2003 | by (japan) – See all my reviews

"gorgeously shot," "profound," whatever.

This movie was funny in awkward moments, and the lincoln center crowd I went to laughed at none of it. It's weirdly funny, because the humor doesn't escape the everpresent corpse. If you're up there with the guy the movie's about, or if you've had a wedgie since the movie started, I could imagine you wearing a sour face or a jaded stare. In the moments were the story felt completely impersonal to me, that's when I found it hilarious.

I like this movie "for the wrong reasons." Yet they are the rights ones for me.


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