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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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Aleksey German

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Joseph Brodsky (story "In a Room and a Half"), Aleksey German | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yuriy Tsurilo ... Gen. Klensky (as Yu. Tsurilo)
Nina Ruslanova ... Wife (as N. Ruslanova)
Mikhail Dementyev ... Son (as M. Dementyev)
Aleksandr Bashirov ... Idiot (as A. Bashirov)
Natalya Lvova Natalya Lvova ... (as N. Lvova)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dima Davydov Dima Davydov
Sergei Dyachkov Sergei Dyachkov
Jüri Järvet Jr. Jüri Järvet Jr. ... (as Yu. Yarvet)
Ivan Matskevich ... (as I. Matskevich)
Viktor Mikhailov Viktor Mikhailov ... General's driver (as V. Mikhailov)
Paulina Myasnikova Paulina Myasnikova ... General's mother (as P. Myasnikova)
Nijole Narmontaite Nijole Narmontaite ... Sonya (as N. Narmontaite)
Olga Samoshina Olga Samoshina ... (as O. Samoshina)
Tamara Serkova Tamara Serkova ... (as T. Serkova)
Genrietta Yanovskaya 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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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Russia | France

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

13 January 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Khrustalyov, My Car! See more »

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Aleksandr Abdulov was considered for the role of General Klensky. See more »

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The film was released at 137 minutes, and an alternate cut is 150 minutes. See more »

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a masterpiece of russian cinema
20 October 2001 | by baltasbatasSee all my reviews

i saw this two years ago at cinema festival. i still remember it now. having watched a lot of russian cinema, i can admit it`s one of the most powerful, imaginative and thought provoking movies ever made.

the acting is superb and guided with pettiness. please, believe me,

you have never seen so many different characters in one movie. every extra has a role.

a cinematic experience of rare breed.

if you like to be surprised - see it.

10/10


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