MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 66,922 this week

My Step Brother Frankenstein (2004)
"Moy svodnyy brat Frankenshteyn" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  21 October 2004 (Russia)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 223 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4225 titles
created 12 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1530 titles
created 01 Apr 2012
 
a list of 1584 titles
created 15 Apr 2012
 
a list of 2 titles
created 05 Aug 2012
 
a list of 397 titles
created 03 May 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Step Brother Frankenstein (2004)

My Step Brother Frankenstein (2004) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Step Brother Frankenstein.
3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Thief (1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet...

Director: Pavel Chukhray
Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Yekaterina Rednikova, Mikhail Filipchuk
Tiski (2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Valeriy Todorovskiy
Stars: Maksim Matveyev, Fedor Bondarchuk, Aleksey Serebryakov
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksey German
Stars: Leonid Yarmolnik, Dmitriy Vladimirov, Laura Lauri
The Island (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.

Director: Pavel Lungin
Stars: Pyotr Mamonov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Dmitriy Dyuzhev
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Early in the 20th century, family and friends gather at the country estate of a general's widow, Anna Petrovna. Sofia, the new wife of Anna's step-son, recognizes Misha, the brother-in-law ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Aleksandr Kalyagin, Elena Solovey, Evgeniya Glushenko
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sanja the Bandit after a particularly vicious shootout, stumbles into the musician Oleg at the local banya. Following a retelling of a semi-mythological story, the pair decide to make a pilgrimage to a "bell-tower of happiness".

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Oleg Garkusha, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Yuriy Matveev
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Valeriy Todorovskiy
Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Aleksandr Feklistov
The Lover (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Valeriy Todorovskiy
Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Sergey Garmash, Andrey Smirnov
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Renata Litvinova, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Dmitriy Dyuzhev
Twelve Chairs (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once ... See full summary »

Director: Leonid Gayday
Stars: Archil Gomiashvili, Sergey Filippov, Mikhail Pugovkin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The plot revolves around four old friends-Kamil' (Kamil' Larin), Lesha (Leonid Barats), Sasha (Aleksandr Demidov) and Slava (Rostislav Khait)-all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s ... See full summary »

Director: Dmitriy Dyachenko
Stars: Leonid Barats, Aleksandr Demidov, Kamil Larin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonid Yarmolnik ...
Yulik
Daniil Spivakovskiy ...
Pavlik
Elena Yakovleva ...
Rita
Artyom Shalimov ...
Yegor
Marianna Ilyina ...
Anya
Sergey Gazarov ...
Edik
...
Kurbatov
Elvira Danilina ...
Galina
Vladimir Bogdanov ...
Ryvzh
Tatyana Shumova ...
Arina
Sergei Yakubenko ...
Feliks
Darya Belousova ...
Sveta
Anton Lutsenko ...
Bard
Yuliana Soldatova ...
Sonya
Tatyana Zhdanova ...
Editor
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 October 2004 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Féltestvérem, Frankenstein  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the second consecutive film by Valeriy Todorovskiy written by Gennadiy Ostrovskiy, after The Lover (2002). As of 2012, Ostrovsky has not written any other films by Todorovskiy. Sergey Garmash plays a supporting role of a military officer in both films. Also, both films touch upon the relationship of a middle-aged father and his teenage son. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Rita slaps Yulik in the face]
[he speaks with long pauses between sentences]
Yulik Krymov: I'm surprised. Rita... How could you... treat this seriously? Some crazy woman wrote a letter. Isn't she raving? Nonsense, isn't it? Please... you're a mom... Okay, what if someone writes tomorrow that I have a triplet? I can swear I don't remember her at all! It was twenty years ago.
Rita Krymova: I just wonder how you are going to tell the kids about it.
See more »

Connections

Features Frankenstein (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Malinovka
(uncredited)
Music by Eduard Khanok (uncredited)
Lyrics by Anatoliy Poperechnyy (uncredited)
Performed by Daniil Spivakovskiy (uncredited)
Pavlik sings several lines from the song, off key and distorting the lyrics, when he is in a cafe with Yulik
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A traumatized, one-eyed soldier unable to adjust to peaceful life reunites with his long lost father in Moscow.
9 September 2004 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

Summary: Quiet life of a four member Moscow middle class family is disturbed when the father is reunited with his long lost son, who's only recently come back from the war and was badly injured. It is soon obvious that his scars are not only physically, but emotional. He sees "spooks" everywhere, and his new found family is the only thing he has left in the world, other than one or two army buddies. Family is divided over him, mother sees him as an unstable element, while the son takes an instant dislike to him.

I loved this movie. It's a film that is long due in Russia. Russia has fought Vietnam style wars for the past 20 years and the soldiers who come back are often traumatized. The movie is about one such soldier, trying to adjust to peaceful life. Well, he isn't really trying, for him the war hasn't finished. He sees enemies everywhere. The return of the son also highlights the dormant problems present in the family. The film has its funny moments too, but it's not slap-stick humor, like in say Two Towers where at the most dramatic moments they have the dwarf do and say all the stupid things, it fits perfectly into the movie. The film also highlights the problems in Russian society, that soldiers that place their life on the line of fire are discarded when they are back. A very, very good film, worth watching by everyone.


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Golden Olive award for 'Stepbrother' writestuff-1
DVD with English subtitles? hengcs
Discuss My Step Brother Frankenstein (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?