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Kostyan 'Kot'
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Dimon 'Oshparennyy'
Maksim Konovalov ...
Lyokha 'Killa'
Sergey Gorobchenko ...
Petya 'Rama'
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Katka (as Yana Shivkova)
Lyudmila Polyakova ...
Sobachikha
Anastasiya Sapozhnikova ...
Nastya
Vasiliy Sedykh ...
Dembel
Evgeniy Kraynov ...
Patsanenok
Aleksey Zaytsev ...
Traktorist
Vitaliy Alshanskiy ...
Praporshchik Zavazalskiy
Oleg Semisynov ...
Gruznyy ment
Mikhail Lukashov ...
Molodoy ment
Filipp Ryba ...
Kulibin
Aleksey Oshurkov ...
Khriplyy
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Corrupted cops, street gangs, "bratki" on "bummers" and "merins", angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends on a black bummer who set up on mission from one region of Russia to another are about to face. Don't forget that the main four characters are far from angels themselves... Written by Pavel P.

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Four friends... In a life without rules... One incredible adventure...

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Pyotr Buslov: the gas station owner who agrees to accept a car audio as a payment instead of cash. See more »

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Petya 'The Frame': [after spending $1000 to bribe a corrupt cop] Anyone has any money? We need to buy gas.
Lyokha 'Killa': I have 20 rubles.
Petya 'The Frame': 20 rubles? That's only enough to buy some milk from a babushka.
Lyokha 'Killa': [next scene - Killa is drinking milk from a glass jar, aparently bought from some babushka along the road]
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Referenced in Nanoman: Lethal Suicidal Depression (2013) See more »

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DIODY
Written by Sergey Shnurov
Performed by Diody
©(P) S. Shnurov
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very interesting movie
8 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In many comments this film is compared to 'Brigada' - a Russian gang-type TV series, but to me it's rather a Russian version of Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'... The similarities are striking, the number of main characters(all criminals), the plot, the slang, continuous throughout the movie reminiscences by main characters to the beginning of the story, the ending(almost cloned)... Certainly 'Bumer' is a Russian movie with emphasis on many peculiarities of nowadays Russia's life and I honor it as a masterpiece of it's own, and I really enjoyed it, but inadvertently comparing to the Tarantino's movie(which is a great film by all means) it's hard to ignore many weaknesses of 'Bumer', most of all - the actors' work.


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