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Statskiy sovetnik (2005)

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Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but ... See full summary »

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Count Pozharsky
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Kozyr
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Count Vladimir Dolgorukov
Oksana Fandera ...
Igla
Mariya Mironova ...
Julie Lenard
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Mylnikov
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Col. Pyotr Burchinsky
Emiliya Spivak ...
Esfir Litvinova
Aleksandr Strizhenov ...
Grand Duke Simeon Alexandrovich
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Nikolai Seleznov / Rakhmet
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Engineer Larionov
Yuriy Golubev ...
Pozharsky's bodyguard
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Smolianinov (as Yuriy Kolokolnikov)
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Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the killer pretended to be Fandorin. There are initials BG on the handle of the knife Khrapov was stabbed with, the initials belong to a terrorist organization which keeps both capital cities (Moscow and St. Petersburg) in fear. This time Fandorin is not the only one trying to solve the crime, general Pozharski, a famous detective takes over the investigation... Written by Pavel P.

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Based on Boris Akunin's Best Novel See more »

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21 April 2005 (Russia)  »

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Az államtanácsos  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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The old train filmed in the first stages of the movie, was delivered to Moscow from the Locomotive museum of the October railway (St. Petersburg). See more »

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Follows Turetskiy gambit (2005) See more »

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A great Russian movie
7 May 2005 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie with my family in a movie theater in Saint-Petersburg. I chose this movie by accident because other movies would start in an hour or so and we didn't have any time.

Anyway :) having no expectations at all, I really enjoyed the movie. Honestly, i have to say it is one of the best Russian movies I have ever watched. The story is great (Boris Akunin), casting is great, sound effects are good, decorations are great and actors play very well. You can easily see that a lot of money, effort and talent is put to this movie. It kinda shows the new rise of Russian cinematography and that makes me particularly proud of this movie.

This movie is a sort of continuum of the movie Tureckij Gambit (Both are part of Boris Akunin's book series). The two movies are not linked together however, except having the same hero (Fandorin).

I recommend this movie to everyone. Way to go Russia ! (y)


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