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Cargo 200 (2007)

Gruz 200 (original title)
A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer gone mad.

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Agniya Kuznetsova ...
Angelika
Aleksey Poluyan ...
Captain Zhurov
Leonid Gromov ...
Artem, Professor of Scientific Atheism
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Aleksey
Leonid Bichevin ...
Valera
Natalya Akimova ...
Antonina, Aleksey's Wife
Yuriy Stepanov ...
Mikhail, Colonel
Mikhail Skryabin ...
Sunka
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Sergei Aleksandrov
Valentina Andryukova
Konstantin Balakirev
Aleksandr Bashirov ...
Skinny Alcoholic
Alyona Falaleyeva
Yuliya Glazunova
Dmitri Karpov
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A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer gone mad.

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Odinnadtsatyy film Alekseya Balabanova (Eleventh film by Aleksey Balabanov)

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Aleksey Balabanov says everything shown in the film is true but does not think the film is scary: "Life was much worse than it is shown in my film. You should've seen the starving people I brought bread to! That was back in the middle of 1980s when I worked as an assistant director." See more »

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An odd trip
22 June 2009 | by (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The title of the film is a code name for the return home of a body from the battle field. The reason why this title is chosen becomes clear early in the film - but the build of the film would allow a lot of different titles and each one of them would be matching for this film goes far beyond a body returning from the battle field. As the story rolls the film switches back and forth between a number of people and tells their respective tales - and the way all of them connect in one way or the other. The stories are not altogether happy but are not too dark either so the film doesn't turn too dreary. It is very grim though. As each of the stories turns to its conclusion one can not escape the biting cold reality of them.

Played out well enough to be believable and quick enough to be entertaining this film does pretty well. It's ending is fitting, its after-taste is bitter. But, above all, it's an interesting watch.

8 out of 10 broken bottles of vodka


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