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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksey Panin ...
Sergey
Dmitriy Dyuzhev ...
Simon
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Sergey Mikhaylovich
Sergey Makovetskiy ...
Koron
Anatoliy Zhuravlyov ...
Bala
Grigoriy Siyatvinda ...
Eggplant
Viktor Sukhorukov ...
Stepan
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Doctor
Garik Sukachyov ...
Brain
Andrey Panin ...
Architect
Kirill Pirogov ...
Executioner
Yuriy Stepanov ...
Boar
Renata Litvinova ...
Waitress, Secretary
Zhanna Bolotova ...
Teacher
Tatyana Dogileva ...
Secretary
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Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie stars in the film, but you will not be able to recognize them immediately since they are all in disguise. Written by Pavel P.

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Early version of the script contains 18 dead bodies. See more »

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The many continuity lapses and other apparent technical errors are a matter of deliberate stylistic choice in this pastiche of 1990s Russian-Mafia movies. See more »

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Simon: Let's kill the negro. I don't like them.
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Godlike!
16 June 2005 | by (Riga, Latvia) – See all my reviews

This is truly the best Russuian movie since Brat 2. It is very realistic, bloody, and it precisely depicts one of the most dramatical episodes of the history of the modern Russia. Directing is flawless, the usual Balabanov style rocks. Acting is just superb, especially part by Dmirty Dyzhev, who played psycho hit-man - the new version of fairy-tale folk hero Ivan. All other parts, even the smallest ones, are played by the top Russian actors - Nikita Mihalkov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Andrej Merzlikin, Sergei Makovetskij, you name them. The movie has tons of black humor, but the best episode is the one, in which gangsters with "strategic vision" become member of the Russian Parliament, and those without it lose everything. The soundtrack, consisting of Russian gangster-era pop and alternative, is just as good as OST from "Brat 2". So, to sum up - a true modern masterpiece!


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