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Blokpost (1999)

A Russian platoon sweeps a village, avoiding two mishaps. At a remote check-post they play cards with bullets as stakes. A village girl pimps her deaf-mute sister for bullets. A shifty enemy sniper keeps strafing, causing a tragedy.

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Aleksandr Rogozhkin (screenplay), Aleksandr Rogozhkin (story)
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Cast overview:
Roman Romantsov Roman Romantsov ... Bones
Kirill Ulyanov ... Professor
Ivan Kuzmin Ivan Kuzmin ... Ash
Denis Kirillov Denis Kirillov ... Skag
Egor Tomoshevskiy Egor Tomoshevskiy ... Fingers
Yuriy Grigorev Yuriy Grigorev ... Pisser
Denis Moiseev Denis Moiseev ... Ratso
Aleksandr Ivanov Aleksandr Ivanov ... Boeing
Andrey Krasko ... Iliych
Aleksey Buldakov ... General
Zoya Buryak ... Detective
Sergei Guslinsky ... Lieutenant Borya
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A Russian platoon sweeps a village, avoiding two mishaps. At a remote check-post they play cards with bullets as stakes. A village girl pimps her deaf-mute sister for bullets. A shifty enemy sniper keeps strafing, causing a tragedy.

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Checkpoint See more »

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Waiting for the madness.
12 February 2003 | by mifunesamuraiSee all my reviews

A squad of Soldiers find themselves in hot water and are sent to guard a checkpoint in remote bushland, where tensions are high with the locals. A snipper from the bushes keeps them on their toes, rattling their nerves daily. But with every occupational hazard comes insanity. The only way to survive is to be part of the madness and that they do, each soldier with their own eccentricity. The story never builds up to anything but shows the slow progression of their deterioration. And there is also too much of that boys-own-jokes that gets in the way of the inner demons that is creeping up on them all. Director Alexander Rogozhkin did better in LIFE WITH AN IDIOT (1993).


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