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Admiral (2008)

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This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia.

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General Kappel
Vladislav Vetrov ...
Sergey Timirev
Anna Kovalchuk ...
Sofya
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Mikhail Smirnov
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Oleg Fomin ...
Nikolay Podgurskiy
Anatoliy Pashinin ...
Rostislav Ognivtsev
Dmitriy Shcherbina ...
Vladimir Rybaltovskiy
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ...
Aleksandr Klyukvin ...
Premer-ministr Pepelyaev
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Kinorezhisser Sergey Fyodorovich (as Fyodor Bondarchuk)
Nikolay Burlyaev ...
Olga Ostroumova
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Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his heart faces the revolution in his own country... His destiny is to became the Supreme Rules of Russia. Written by Abatoli Maksimov

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"Ibo krepka, kak smert, lyubov." ("For as strong as death is love.") See more »


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Admiral - Warrior. Hero. Legend.  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)
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The title uses old Russian orthography, abandoned after the October Socialist Revolution of 1917. See more »

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During the opening sequence at the Baltic Sea (November 1916, according to the captions), Admiral Kolchak identifies the pursuing German armored cruiser as the SMS Friedrich Carl and enters his own minefield in order to escape. Later, when the Germans are about to blast the immobile and damaged Russian vessel, they strike a mine and their ship blows apart and sinks within seconds with a clear big loss of lives. Actually, although the SMS Friedrich Carl was in fact sunk by Russian mines, this happened two years before than the movie shows (November 1914). Besides, she stayed afloat for several hours, enough for the light cruiser SMS Augsburg to arrive to the scene and rescue most of the crew, and only 8 crew members were lost. (In reference to a deliberate mistake, it is very unlikely that an experienced seaman and high rank officer such as Kolchak had mistaken a ship for one that the entire Russian navy knew had sunk two years before.) See more »

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Terrific movie
5 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is a very extraordinary and powerful film. I was crying several times during the movie like it was me who was suffering. I was deeply touched inside of my heart after I watched this movie. I highly recommend this movie to everyone!!! Too bad there are not many movies like this one. Our kids are growing watching junkie movies and the we are wondering what is going on with younger generation... This movie will make you think about your duty, priorities, life, faith, and too many other important things we never think about in our lives on the daily basis. This movie is about sacrifice for your country (to the highest possible level), military honor (to the very last blood drop), patriotism, intellect, intelligence, love, faith… It is simply an amazing movie that makes you think, tear, laugh...


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