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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 ...
(as M. Kostina)
Nikolai Pozdnyakov
V. Smirnov
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a hidden gem
30 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

Okraina is an epic movie about family, land and patriotism. It's a pity this movie is little known in Russia. I wish it had the marketing budget of Nochnoi Dozor but sadly that kind of thing never happens.

I'm afraid that non-Russians won't understand the message of this movie, not to say of the cultural/folklore references. "Surreal slapstick" would be the most probable foreign viewer's reaction.

Grotesque at first sight, the movie is actually dead-serious. It appeals to deepest instincts of a Russian soul. Personally, I think this is number one most important movie shot in Russia in last 15 years.


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