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 Sasha Belov (15 episodes, 2002)
Dmitriy Dyuzhev ...
 Kosmos (15 episodes, 2002)
Pavel Maykov ...
 Pchela (15 episodes, 2002)
Vladimir Vdovichenkov ...
 Fil (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Olya (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Detective (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Vvedensky (9 episodes, 2002)
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 Maks (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Toma / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
M. Buzankin
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Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but an unplanned murder transformed them into a gang. Now their lives are at risk and there is no way back. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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We are together since the first form, and for everything we do, we take responsibility together. We are The Brigade!

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Law of the Lawless  »

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The original soundtrack album of this title contains quotes from the final episode that reveal a major spoiler. See more »

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At the very beginning of episode 15 Sasha reaches out to close the open eyes of his dead friend Bee. Bee, however, closes his eyes a fraction of a second before Sasha actually touches his face. See more »

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Boy on a bicycle: Sasha Belov arrived gimme a ruble! Gimme a ruble!
Pchela: What? Come on.
Boy on a bicycle: A ruble!
Pchela: Here, for daddy, mommy and grandma. Get it.
Boy on a bicycle: You're such a sucker, Pchela!
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one of the greatest movies in the last years!
21 January 2005 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

The movie is extremely realistic of what happened in Russia in 1989 - 2000 - actually it just shows the top of the iceberg, but it shows enough to imagine what is beneath. "Brigada" is a great story about 4 friends that remains friends in spite of all that happened. May be you can named it the Russian 'Godfather' movie. It is exactly so great. Actors are great performers. Sounds are great. Surroundings and details till the time span shown - 11 years - are true and absolutely realistic. I couldn't find any weak point in all movie. There is a lot of persons in the movie with their own destiny shown but not in a helter-skelter way or heaviness - rather you can feel with all your being the atmosphere in Russia in these years of changes and the Russian's feelings and spirit.

And in the end - the movie is so well done that on many occasions you just wonder - to cry or to laugh. It is for sure one of the best movies I saw in the last years.


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