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The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment (1999)

Voroshilovskiy strelok (original title)
Veteran of World War II takes revenge on three scums who raped his naive granddaughter.
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Credited cast:
Mikhail Ulyanov ... Ivan Fyodorovich
Anna Sinyakina Anna Sinyakina ... Katya
Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov ... Colonel Pashutin
Sergey Garmash ... Captain
Irina Rozanova ... Katya's Mother
Marat Basharov Marat Basharov ... Igor Zvorygin
Aleksey Makarov ... Boris Chukhanov
Ilya Drevnov ... Vadim Pashutin
Vladislav Galkin ... Precinct Policeman
Vladimir Semago Vladimir Semago ... Investigator
Vyacheslav Golodnov Vyacheslav Golodnov
Georgiy Martirosyan ... Prosecutor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aleksei Goltsov Aleksei Goltsov ... (as A. Goltsov)
Vitali Logvinovskiy Vitali Logvinovskiy ... Dominoshnik
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Storyline

A very typical post-Soviet era storyline. Three young men lured an innocent teenage girl to their apartment, offered her a drink, intimidated then gang raped her. Local cops are incapable to undertake an adequate action against the scoundrels - prevented by the superior chief of the local police (militia) which is the dad of one the scumbags. The case is closed. The girl's grand-dad tired of endless circumlocution decides to take revenge of his own. Written by Igor Shvetsov <igoryok@dialup.ptt.ru>

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

19 April 1999 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Voroshilov's Shooter See more »

Filming Locations:

Kaluga, Russia

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NTV-PROFIT See more »
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Marat Basharov would bring his future first wife Yelizaveta Krutsko to the set at weekends. See more »

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Odinokaya garmon
Written by Mikhail Isakovsky
Music by Boris Mokrousov
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simple but entertaining
12 February 2007 | by WebstuhlSee all my reviews

As the summary already said, this movie has a typical post-soviet storyline. So, if you expect an original plot you will be disappointed eventually. The plot as well as character development is pretty simple. Many scenes are set way to obvious, so that you're able to guess what's going to happen next. This, of course, makes the movie less exciting than it could be.

However, there are things I really liked about this movie. I think that the actor who played the granddad was great. You really believe him, you feel what he feels and you will be surprised how much strength this old man can bring up and how determine he is seeking for justice. That's all this movie delivers. It's simple and entertaining, definitely worth watching, there's just nothing special about it...


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