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Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)

Oligarkh (original title)
During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest... See full summary »

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Platon Makovskiy
Mariya Mironova ...
Mariya
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Shmakov
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Larri (as Levan Uchaneyshvili)
Mikhail Vasserbaum ...
Mark
Sergey Yushkevich ...
Viktor
Aleksandr Samoylenko ...
Musa
Natalya Kolyakanova ...
Nina
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Koretskiy
Vladimir Gusev ...
Lomov
Vladimir Steklov ...
Belenkiy
Marat Basharov ...
Koshkin
Vladimir Salnikov ...
Papa Grisha
Vladimir Golovin ...
Akhmed
Vladimir Kashpur ...
Kapitan korablya
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During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the top. But with this cynical rise, comes a brutal fall. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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2 August 2002 (Russia)  »

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Tycoon: A New Russian  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,342 (USA) (15 June 2003)

Gross:

$121,016 (USA) (2 November 2003)
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Genuine depiction of Russian capitalism
26 October 2002 | by (USA, Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This is a very good and realistic movie showing the birth of Russian capitalism, the people who were behind it, the Russian mafia in its true form, and the man who made a fortune in a dawn of Russian capitalism. The movie is based on the novel "Bolshaya Paika" (The Big Slice) by Yuly Dubov about Boris Berezovsky, the true oligarch of Russia. This is the man whom Vladimir Mashkov brilliantly portrays in the charachter of Platon. 9/10


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