Plumbum in translation from Latin means lead - it is Ruslan Chutko's nickname who decided to become a "sanitary assistant of society." But while being taken away by his role of fighting ...
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In a surreal puzzler, this story of a fantasy lived by a disparate group of men captures the visual imagination with its images and leaves a large question mark in the meantime. A rare ... See full summary »
A young man drops out of university and goes to the police. He's done nothing wrong he just wants a job. A particular job. Playing the victim in murder reconstructions. Maybe by getting close to death he can manage to cheat on his own.
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Plumbum in translation from Latin means lead - it is Ruslan Chutko's nickname who decided to become a "sanitary assistant of society." But while being taken away by his role of fighting against evil, he goes beyond the limits of child's game and mercilessly intrudes into other people's fates. This film is a sharp detective story dealing with deep and actual moral problem...Written by
A schoolboy proves so helpful to the police that they take him on as an undercover detective, but he is incapable of distinguishing the letter of the law from the human frailty it is there to defend.
Thoughtful, watchable comment on blind subservience to 'the code', with a precocious hero whose innocence is at once the reason for our sympathy and his major fault. A possible allegory about fledgling democracies, or even Communist states, succumbing to ruthless idealism.
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