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Release Date:
25 September 2003 (Russia) See more »
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Tagline:
Sometimes it's necessary to walk 1000 kilometers to find someone that's close to you.
Plot:
A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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ALCOHOLIC STRUGGLES excellent understated and subtle See more (16 total) »

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Directed by
Boris Khlebnikov 
Aleksey Popogrebskiy 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Boris Khlebnikov  writer
Aleksey Popogrebskiy  writer

Produced by
Roman Borisevich .... producer
Mikhail Kolodyazhny .... line producer
Andrei Murtazaliev .... executive producer
Oleg Pozdneyev .... consulting producer
 
Original Music by
Lutgardo Labad 
 
Cinematography by
Shandor Berkeshi 
 
Film Editing by
Ivan Lebedev 
 
Production Design by
Gennady Popov 
 
Set Decoration by
Olga Khlebnikova 
Yuri Sotnikov 
 
Costume Design by
Svetlana Mikhaylova 
 
Makeup Department
Raisa Molchanova .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sergei Kalashnikov .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Yevgeniya Pototskaya .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Aleksei Arsentyev .... camera operator (as A. Arsentyev)
Milena Botova .... still photographer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Koktebel" - Russia (original title)
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Runtime:
100 min | Canada:105 min (Toronto International Film Festival) | Hong Kong:105 min (Hong Kong International Film Festival) | Argentina:105 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
ALCOHOLIC STRUGGLES excellent understated and subtle, 18 December 2011
Author: filmtherapy from United States

This movie really appealed to me. All of the characters are authentic and likable.

The main theme (what the movie is all about) is the terrible struggles and situations an alcoholic struggles with. One of the best scenes occurs when he runs out of vodka---so completely authentic.

It is an intelligent movie done by a director who makes visual points with just the right amount of emphasis to tie things together...look for the ladders and the umbrellas. The idea of flight... it is subtle and carefully thought out.

It is the story of an alcoholic aeronautical engineer and his 11 year old son who are penniless and trying to get to Crimea to live with a relative ---but there are so many levels...the place they are going to is a famous aeronautical gliding site. The father's career/life seems to have never taken off... you can read so many things into this movie.

It is the best one I have seen for a long long time.

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