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Alexandra (2007)
"Aleksandra" (original title)

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An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya.

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Galina Vishnevskaya ...
Aleksandra Nikolaevna
Vasily Shevtsov ...
Denis
Raisa Gichaeva ...
Malika
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Andrei Bogdanov
Aleksandr Kladko
Aleksei Neymyshev
Rustam Shakhgireev
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An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya.

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(A 54:24) In Malika's house, Malika invites Alexandra to take her jacket off. Alexandra does so laboriously. 20 seconds later she's suddenly wearing it again, and works her way out of it once more. See more »

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Aging vs. Military
1 October 2008 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Aleksandra is the movie that Putin disliked and Chechen banned. It's a movie about temperamental old lady who travels from Russia to Chechen to see her grandson in military base. The movie combines greatly aging and military. Story about a woman who doesn't want to get old while the others spend their aging time killing. There isn't any set decorations used, all is authentic. The military base, ruins, soldiers and the common people. Aleksandra is a great movie from one of Russians most interesting film-maker at the moment. If you aren't scared of slow and lifelike drama. This is very easy to recommend. It is humane, it is insightful.


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