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Set in a dystopian future where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.

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Master of Ceremony (as Maria Ignatova)
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Fast Food Executive #2 (as Anastasia Nefedova)
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Fast Food Executive #5 (as Douglas Reno)
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Pavel (as Andrei Kaikov)
Viktoriya Popova ...
Screaming Woman (as Viktoria Popova)
Jamie Bradshaw ...
Mr. Johnson
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ...
Yuri Nikolaevich (scenes deleted) (as Viktor Verzhbitsky)
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Set in a dystopian future where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.

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Taglines:

Crack the code. Take back your mind.

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Mad Cow  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$240,565 (USA) (7 September 2012)

Gross:

$353,468 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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Goofs

In two shots we see the list of brands that Misha is crossing out, he crosses out "Burger" with two lines. Later, when he is crossing out other brands, "Burger" has only one line through it. See more »

Quotes

Bob: [getting drunk] It's not a real burger, Misha, if I can't have extra ketchup. It's just a fucking... it's a fucking facade. This whole country is just like one Hollywood back lot, fucking, facade. And it's a really shitty made one, at that.
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Esli Mozhesh - Prosti
Written by I. Arkadyev and A. Ostroysky
Performed by Tatiana
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A realistic theory about how the world goes on...
2 February 2013 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

There are many different way is possible to exploit the basic theme of this movie "The great capitalist groups controlling our desires for unnecessary goods thought branding".. we can argue for ages about what would be the most suitable way to deal with these topic without finding a solution. This movie deal this the topic in a very original way, someway indirect in the beginning, and focused mostly on the idea of beauty and food consumption. The story takes part in Russia that is quite a fresh terrain for capitalist intrusion in a huge market (at least it was more than a decade ago...), a great choice! Russia is still not a place where huge fat people do not cross in the streets at every corner(like USA)and you can see around many beautiful women who never had need of plastic surgery or either intensive daily workout in a gym... the movie let us see how a country can be transformed through advertising and mass hysteria, and deal with the absurdity of what is somehow usual nowadays: feeling the need of answering the charming call of a brand (foods, cellphones, computers, TV-shows...).

I really loved the movie and the idea of the brands influencing our lives, I really do not understand it scored so badly in many reviews; I'm sure that either Mc-Donalds or Coca-Cola would be happy to have this movie forgotten....


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