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A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov (original title)
Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

Director:

Alla Surikova

Writer:

Eduard Akopov
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrey Mironov ... Johnny First
Aleksandra Yakovleva-Aasmyae ... Ms. Diana Little (as Aleksandra Asmaye)
Mikhail Boyarskiy ... Cherny (Black) Jack
Oleg Tabakov ... Harry
Nikolay Karachentsov ... Billy King
Igor Kvasha ... Pastor
Lev Durov ... Coffin maker
Galina Polskikh ... Mrs. Thompson
Natalya Krachkovskaya ... Konchita
Natalya Fateeva ... Chief's wife
Spartak Mishulin ... Chief of comanches
Albert Filozov ... Mr. Second
Oleg Anofriev ... Pianist
Mikhail Svetin ... Pharmacist
Leonid Yarmolnik ... One-eyed-cowboy
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Storyline

Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

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Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

23 June 1987 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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As we dreamed since long, but still can not live up to....
3 January 2017 | by levelclearerSee all my reviews

I like the super-task of the "Сinema man" (The man from Cappuchino boulevard), but I never can understand what made them in 1987 (Chrushev is dead) want to clash the cinema and the Church. This seems to make the movie very very lame. Just answer me, when you hit a God-forsaken American town, how often do you meet an evil, carnal Pastor ? Everyone, absolutely everyone in this town, including the bar owner, the Indian Chief, and the local hit-man Black Joe are good people, at least they have good soul strings. Only Church Pastor stands out as pitch black, as absolute evil. You know, I don't like such plain con gaming. Even the world of cinema men has good and bad representatives like Mr.First who features good manners, good and high feelings, gentleness, kindness, and everything good you know about the cinema, and Mr.Second who disseminates violence, low style, fights, perhaps toilet humor, horrors, nudity and sex, and everything bad you know about the cinema. But when it comes to Church you have only one pitch black Jewish evil carnal Pastor who's dream is to rape a lady singing in the bar. Well, even if you tell me that evil, carnal, raping Pastors are as frequent in the USA as Coca-Cola dispensers, this still can not be a reason to bang a traveling cinema man against the Church. Even local hit-man Black Joe turns better than Pastor. What is this ? What thoughts shall this provoke ? The only clue thrown in is Mr. First's song "without rage and mourning for the benefit of the planet Earth as we dreamed since long but still can not live up to our dream". Well, perhaps's that's it. A spoof of the American dream, a mock of the shining city on the hill ? And the evil lustful Pastor is an American Pastor namely and exclusively? Kh-m, you should have warned me, that this gonna be so, eh, particular. The movie was shot in 1987 when we in Russia were going full speed for universal human values, everything was going to be for us so universal, and an evil Pastor in the US could mean only an equally evil Priest on the other side of the pond. Well, were we really supposed to take seriously that cinema is going to save the world ? And all this garnished with carefully choreographed fist fights in the saloon, fighting Indians, and "Lemonade Joe" style story of how a rotten dangerous hole of American town turned into a descent place thanks to the traveling projector ? Strange movie though, with a message buried more deeper than the eventual plot, otherwise with no message at all. Well, as strange and mesmerizing as Irina Fateeva and Spartak Michulin as Indian Chief couple.


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