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Lettre de Sibérie (1958)

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Georges Rouquier Georges Rouquier ... Narrator (voice)
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France

Language:

French

Release Date:

29 October 1958 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Brev från Sibirien See more »

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Irkutsk, Russia See more »

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Argos Films, Procinex See more »
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Mono

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Narrator: [Opening lines] I'm writing you this letter from a distant land. Its name is Siberia. For most of us, that name suggests nothing but a frozen devil's island. And for the Czarist general Andreyevich, it was the biggest vacant lot in the world. Fortunately, there are more things on heaven and earth than any general, Siberian or not, has ever dreamed of.
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23 April 2004 | by curry-8See all my reviews

I saw this movie in college in the late 80's and loved it.

I also became a great Marker fan as a result thereof, but cannot find this movie anywhere. Does anyone know if it is available anywhere in any format?

This movie is a great spoof on the documentary process.

There are several websites that discuss this movie. One great scene wherein the same footage is played three times once with a pro soviet voice over once with a neutral one and again with an anti-soviet voice over. It skips from documentary into cartoon with a song in the background. Great film.


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