A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Jane
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Young Oleg
Sergey Bodrov Jr. ...
Deema
John Bradford Pagano ...
Anna's Driver
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Caterer
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Priest (as Juan Cantu)
Richard Fire ...
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Rusty Flood ...
Anatoly's Child
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Miguel
Joyce Guy ...
Social Worker
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Bartender
Kerry Johnston ...
Second Call Girl
Will Kepper ...
Bobby
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Tango Dancer
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Uncle Anatoly (as Eugene Lazarev)
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A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Get in. Get out. Fast!

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Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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25 July 2001 (France)  »

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Decisione rapida  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Oleg: You need money, huh?
Lisa: Yeah, most people do. Do you?
Oleg: No, I'm more of the philanthropic type.
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References Microcosmos (1996) See more »

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Maria
Performed by The Tiger Lillies
Written by Martyn Jacques
Published by Misery Guts Music/Rough Trade Publishing
Thanks to Martin Gordon and Sophie Seashell
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Loved the soundtrack
2 July 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on the movie channel and unfortunately missed the first few minutes of the film but found the rest of it intriguing. None of it made any sense, of course but I found myself unable to turn it off. The whole thing had a dreamlike quality to me. What the heck was the bug lady doing in this film, anyway? Was the lead guy a mob boss or a tap dancer turned to crime in order to make a living?

In spite of the shortcomings, I really liked the soundtrack. Especially haunting were the songs by the Tiger Lillies.

My advice is to forget the movie and buy the soundtrack (if you can find it anywhere - which I have not been able to do).


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