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Roots (2005)

Bednye rodstvenniki (original title)
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Hilarious sting comedy
17 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

English title: "Roots".

4 out of 11 KINOTAVR-2005 awards.

Young con artist with rather nice personality gets in trouble gathering long lost foreign relatives together. Absolutely hilarious comedy, close in style to "12 chairs".

I would like to invite visitors to see pictures from the movie and watch a detailed trailer at RussArt.com.

Pictures: http://russart.com/?moviepictures&mid=449

Trailer: http://russart.com/?movietrailer&mid=449

Those who read Russian can find more materials useful: press articles, reviews, etc.


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