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Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)

Khrustalyov, mashinu! (original title)
Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".

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Credited cast:
Yuriy Tsurilo ...
Gen. Klensky (as Yu. Tsurilo)
...
Wife (as N. Ruslanova)
Mikhail Dementyev ...
Son (as M. Dementyev)
Aleksandr Bashirov ...
Idiot (as A. Bashirov)
Natalya Lvova ...
(as N. Lvova)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dima Davydov
Sergei Dyachkov
Jüri Järvet Jr. ...
(as Yu. Yarvet)
Ivan Matskevich ...
(as I. Matskevich)
Viktor Mikhailov ...
General's driver (as V. Mikhailov)
Paulina Myasnikova ...
General's mother (as P. Myasnikova)
Nijole Narmontaite ...
Sonya (as N. Narmontaite)
Olga Samoshina ...
(as O. Samoshina)
Tamara Serkova ...
(as T. Serkova)
Genrietta Yanovskaya ...
General's sister (as G. Yanovskaya)
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Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot". Written by Anonymous

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a sadly underestimated masterpiece
24 July 2001 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

This is by far one of the best conceived and executed films of the last decade. Those who think it's "boring trash" should stick to watching Saving Private Ryan and such.

The subject matter of the film is not at all belabored, as some critics state, but will always be important to true artists. However, for fear of being reduced to banal rubbish, it should only be tackled by people of Alexei German's talent.


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