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After policeman Aleksandr Hlystov receives an old photo of poet Esenin's dead body just taken out of a loop he immediately begins an investigation, not an official one, but he tries to solve the mystery by himself. The more he learns about Esenin's life and death, the weirder the case gets... Written by
I was recently in Russia and watched the mini series about Esenin. I cannot speak or understand the Russian Language,however I easily understood this film and throughly enjoyed it. The cast and direction was outstanding; it made you want to tune in for more. In fact, I couldn't wait to watch it every night it was on. Esenin, in my opinion, was incredibly talented and ahead of his time. After watching it, I couldn't wait to get back to the states to see if it was available in English. I urge anyone interested in Russian/Soviet History to watch this film. The cast was great, and I looked forward every night to watching it! I give it a big 10!
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