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Credited cast:
Evgeniy Pronin ...
Andrei
Danila Kozlovsky ...
Nikolay (as Danila Kozlovskiy)
Dmitriy Vladimirov ...
Shust
Aleksandr Bukovski ...
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Yuriy Kutsenko ...
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Torgash
Evgeniy Kharlanov
Fyodor Lavrov ...
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Leonid Mozgovoy
Pavel Romanov ...
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Olga Samoshina
Ia Sukhitashvili ...
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Garpastum is a Latin word meaning ball game. Set in 1914 in St. Petersburg, the brothers Andrey and Nikolai are passionate about the matches they play on the streets. They hatch a scheme to buy a playing field. But World War I has already begun and soon their lives and dreams will be shattered. Written by Truman Burbank

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perfect movie for the selected
2 May 2006 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

Perfect movie! Unfortunately it doesn't worth watching for those who don't know Russian history, culture and literature at all. It depicts the whole epoch of the State's history just through the story of those young boys, who even don't realize that they live in one of the most important periods of Russian history, because they have their small problems which are more significant for them at the moment. The atmosphere and the spirit of that period are reconstructed with a desirable accuracy in every detail and a kind of a circular character of the movie (it begins and ends with the same scene) adds a feeling of completeness and makes you think on philosophic and historic topics.


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