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Okraina (1998)

| Drama | 1998 (Russia)

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Yuriy Dubrovin ...
Filipp Safronov
Nikolay Olyalin ...
Kolka Poluyanov
Aleksei Pushkin ...
Panka Morozov
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Vasili Perfilyev
Rimma Markova ...
Panka's Mother
Viktor Stepanov ...
The Master
Anatoliy Koshcheev ...
The Lykov Bros
Viktor Venes ...
The Lykov Bros
Aleksandr Vdovin ...
Makhotin
Galina Zolotaryova ...
Makhotin's Wife
Oleg Mokshantsev ...
Simavin
Vyacheslav Kulakov ...
Simavin's Son
Mariya Kostina ...
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Nikolai Pozdnyakov
V. Smirnov
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Good film, but of rather limited appeal
10 July 2000 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

Definitely a decent movie. Unfortunately, if you are not Russian, you will find very little substance in it because it is choke-full of distinctly Russian cultural/folklore references, gags etc. that you have to be familiar with to understand. Peter Lutsik created a post-modern Russian fairy tale and enhanced it with imagery straight out of Soviet movies from 1930's. Certain parallells to Jim Jarmusch, particularly "Dead Man," can be drawn, with Lutsik's post-modern approach, the use of black and white film, and beautiful shots of Ural nature. Once again, good movie, but it's not for everyone.


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