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Country of the Deaf (1998)

Strana glukhikh (original title)
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Andrei Dubovsky
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Trio Hamatova-Korzun-Sukhanov at its best.
16 January 2002 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

"Country of the Deaf" is one of the best Russian movies of 90's. Also it is a rare example of the movie dedicated to the discovery of the subculture of deaf people in modern Russian society.

Valery Todorovsky has created tense, fast, sometimes violent movie with deep characters. It is not only about loneliness, love and hate of deaf people. It is about all of us - about the post-soviet generation.

And of course, Chulpan Hamatova, Dina Korzun and Maksim Sukhanov are great (as usually) - Russian actor's school continues to be one of the major ones in the world.


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