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Dzheyn (as Dzhuliya Ormond)
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Andrey Tolstoy
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Andrey Radlov
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Douglas McCraken
Vladimir Ilin ...
Mokin
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Polievskiy
Nikita Tatarenkov ...
Alibekov
Georgiy Dronov ...
Nazarov
Artyom Mikhalkov ...
Buturlin
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Kopnovskiy
Marina Neyolova ...
Mat Tolstogo
Avangard Leontev ...
Dyadya Nikolya
Anna Mikhalkova ...
Dunyasha
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Forsten (as Robert Khardi)
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Perepelkina
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Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the wilds of Siberia. Jane is his assistant, who falls in love with a young Russian officer, André, and spends the next 10 years perfecting the harvester and pursuing her love, who has been exiled to Siberia. Written by http://xpress.inforis.nnov.su/n-nov/nn-update/1996-11/barber.html.k

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For the scenes showing the Kremlin, the luminescent stars on the top of the building's towers had to be turned off, as the story takes place in 1885 and the stars were installed in the 1930s. This was the second of two times the stars were ever turned off, the first one being during the Second World War when the Kremlin was camouflaged by turning off all of its lights. See more »

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In a scene which takes place in 1905, a US flag is seen with 50 stars. The correct flag would have 45 Stars. See more »

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Piano Concerto no. 23
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Unforgettable
6 May 2000 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

Even if most of the reviews were devastating I decided to go and see the most expensive and discussed Russian movie. And the truth is that I enjoyed every minute of it. For me absolutely the best movie of the year. For a long time no movie impressed me like this one. You can find everything in it - passion, desire, fight, love and hate, tiers...Watching some scenes you laugh and others you cry. Excellent actor performances and a beautiful music make the movie unforgettable. So forget everything you have heard or read about and better go and see it with our own eyes.


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