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Red Hot (1993)

PG  |   |  Drama, Music  |  16 October 1993 (South Korea)
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In the 1950's rock and roll becomes very popular around the world. But in Russia, that kind of music is banned. Only, Alexi, a teenager with great musical talent, receives from his travel ... See full summary »

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Alexi
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Valentina
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Yorgi
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Yuri
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Sasha
Colin Buchanan ...
Vladimir
Tusse Silberg ...
Klara
Diane Fletcher ...
Mrs. Kirov
Martin McKellan ...
Leonid
George De La Pena ...
Gurevitch
Peter Woodthorpe ...
Professor Lusis
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Kirov
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Dimitri
Denis Lill ...
The Rector
Jill Gascoine ...
Waitress
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In the 1950's rock and roll becomes very popular around the world. But in Russia, that kind of music is banned. Only, Alexi, a teenager with great musical talent, receives from his travel ling uncle rock records and his friend decides to make copies to sell on the black market. Alexi falls in love with the daughter of an important minister to the Russian government. The records soon become a national threat and the KGB does not appreciate. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Back in the USSR, they are rock rebels with a cause. See more »

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Wonderful story of music, love, and piracy
29 March 1999 | by (Calgary, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Red Hot" is a film that excels in almost every way in realistically portraying the life of a Russian teenager introduced to American culture, and how it affects others around him. It is truly one of the most well-written films I have seen in a long time, and it definitely has a place on my personal Top 50 list. Considering how many films I have seen, it is remarkable that it places even nearly that high. The love story behind it all clicks together with ease, as does the plotline involving music. I can easily relate my own personal experiences to those of Alexi, the main character, excepting the ending sequences (without giving too much away).

Overall, "Red Hot" is a terrific film, and the only place where it suffers is the fact that virtually nobody I know has seen it.


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