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Children of the Revolution (1996)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  30 April 1997 (USA)
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Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...

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Barry Rogers
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Prof. C.W. 'Wilf' Wilke
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Joe - 8 Years (as Ben McIver)
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Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ... Written by Anonymous

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A red comedy about the ultimate party animals. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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30 April 1997 (USA)  »

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A forradalom gyermekei  »

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$35,227 (USA) (2 May 1997)

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$830,608 (USA) (4 July 1997)
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Constable Anna: Yes, it was strange, and rather perverse. But... that's love for you.
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Referenced in Who Is Bernard Tapie? (2001) See more »

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Lieutenant Kije Suite
Written by Sergei Prokofiev
© Boosey and Hawkes Music Publishers
Performed by Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Loris Tjeknavorian
Courtesy of ASV Records Ltd., and Performed by Czecho-Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Andrew Mogrelia
Courtesy of HNH International
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6 September 2000 | by (South Korea) – See all my reviews

...this is an extremely well-conceived, well-written, well-acted, and well-made film. The dialogue, in both its everyday scenarios and heated exchanges, is excellent; and the mockumentary style meshes perfectly with the nicely segmented, ever-twisting plot. Then, after making light of some serious history, the ending takes a dark, ironic turn to drive home its message that whatever political system you choose, the worst elements in human nature are here to stay...


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