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Brother (1997)
"Brat" (original title)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  8 July 1998 (USA)
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An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sergey Bodrov Jr. ...
Danila Bagrov (as Sergey Bodrov)
Viktor Sukhorukov ...
Danila's Brother
Svetlana Pismichenko ...
Sveta
Mariya Zhukova ...
Kat
Yuriy Kuznetsov ...
German
Vyacheslav Butusov ...
Butusov
Irina Rakshina ...
Zinka
Sergey Murzin ...
Krugly
Anatoliy Zhuravlyov ...
Nervous Bandit
Igor Shibanov ...
Militiaman
Andrey Fedortsov ...
Styopa
Sergey Debizhev ...
Sergey Debizhev (as Sergey Debezhev)
Aleksei Sevostyanov
Rinat Ibragimov ...
(as Renat Ibragimov)
Vladimir Ermilov
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Newly discharged from the army, Danila goes to his older brother - a gangster and a killer - to start a new life in St. Petersburg where he's soon situated in the criminal world and asked to kill someone. There his new life starts. He meets new people, including a girl, and becomes a big fan of the rock band "Nautilus Pompillius," but now he is a killer, and realizing killing is easier for him than living makes him understand he is going the wrong way. Written by Max Volovik <dimaa@worldnet.att.net>

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When Kruglij talks to Sveta for the first time, the camera is reflected in the windscreen of the tram that Sveta is driving. See more »

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Danila: Soon all of your America will kick the bucket!
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Fascinating, Highly recommended
3 August 1999 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

A fascinating look at the underworld of St. Petersburg, filled with excellent performances, especially by Sergei Bodrov III and Yuri Kutznetsov. I was swept away by the story and characters, thrown into their world. And there is no place else like St. Petersburg. I'd say it's a "must see."


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