Escape from Afghanistan (2002)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, War  |  25 June 2002 (USA)
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Michael Karpinski
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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »





Release Date:

25 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flucht aus Afghanistan  »

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1.33 : 1
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Bekmambetov's First Film
2 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is Timur Bekmambetov's first film and to be honest it's kind of hard to judge the movie without viewing the original Russian edit. Roger Corman sliced and diced the film up and distributed this mess. It has some mildly interesting ideas and moody lighting but the film is pretty bad.Boring and confusing are two words that come to mind. Still, it gives you a window into the world of Bekmambetov during the early days of his career. The director really improved with his next outing: the remake of Corman's "The Arena", and following that, the vampire saga: "Night Watch" and "Day Watch." I think we'll be hearing a lot more from this director. He's still pretty much a diamond-in-the-rough I think. In my opinion, this film isn't really representational of his visual talents.

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