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Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen (1979)

A philosophical and poetic portrait of the famous (or maybe infamous?) Baron Munchhausen. His crazy, yet very merriment, stories, views and behavior is what sets him apart from others. He ... See full summary »

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... Baron Munchhausen
... Jakobina Munchhausen
... Marta
... Burgomister
... Ramkopf
... Theophil Munchhausen
... Thomas
... Pastor
... Hertzog
... Commander-in-Chief
Vsevolod Larionov ... Judge
A. Amaslyuryants
A. Myulstedt
G. Oshkolup
Nina Palladina ... (as N. Palladina)
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A philosophical and poetic portrait of the famous (or maybe infamous?) Baron Munchhausen. His crazy, yet very merriment, stories, views and behavior is what sets him apart from others. He becomes alienated from the society that failed to grasp his brilliance. In fact, his brilliance is what underlines the faults with the society itself. It's a beautiful yet tragic story that is filled with dense and intellectual dialogue. Written by DrStrangelife

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Marta: He
[Pastor]
Marta: was the fourth, Karl.
Baron Munchhausen: Don't care! We shall invite a fifth, a sixth, a tenth, a twentieth.
Marta: The twentieth will come just in time for my funeral, Karl.
Baron Munchhausen: Let's talk about something else. Is it worth spoiling such a nice evening?
Marta: Is it evening now?
Baron Munchhausen: [It's still light outside] Of course... Look at the moon... the stars!... I am coming to you, my darling...
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The Greatest Film of All Time
14 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

If you are truly human, this is a film for you.

Multifaceted, humorous and tragic at the same time, full of wit, sarcasm, love, devotion, and reflections on life and the world as a whole, for me personally, this is the best film ever made, and I don't say this lightly.

Every aspect of this film is a masterpiece. Actor performances are superb, with Oleg Yankovsky playing perhaps the best role of his life here. The soundtrack is beautiful and touching. The dialogue is funny yet very deep at the same time. The film leaves you with a whirlwind of feelings, and leaves tremendous amounts of food for thought for months afterward.

...And if you start watching it, and feel that it's boring or not very funny - just leave it, and never look back. It's probably not your kind of film, then.


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