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Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)

Khrustalyov, mashinu! (original title)
Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".

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Credited cast:
... Gen. Klensky (as Yu. Tsurilo)
... Wife (as N. Ruslanova)
Mikhail Dementyev ... Son (as M. Dementyev)
... Idiot (as A. Bashirov)
Natalya Lvova ... (as N. Lvova)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dima Davydov
Sergei Dyachkov
Jüri Järvet Jr. ... (as Yu. Yarvet)
... (as I. Matskevich)
Viktor Mikhailov ... General's driver (as V. Mikhailov)
Paulina Myasnikova ... General's mother (as P. Myasnikova)
Nijole Narmontaite ... Sonya (as N. Narmontaite)
Olga Samoshina ... (as O. Samoshina)
Tamara Serkova ... (as T. Serkova)
Genrietta Yanovskaya ... General's sister (as G. Yanovskaya)
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Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot". Written by Anonymous

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An interesting idea stretched waaaaay too long.
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About ten minutes into this film I realized that there was no way I was going to fully understand what was going on. I usually enjoy films that challenge me, however about an hour and fifteen minutes into this film I stopped being challenged and just went numb. To give a plot synopsis is virtually impossible, it is far too incoherent for that. If this had been a short film I think I would have loved it, however at 2 1/2 hours it was just too much.


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