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The Quickie (2001)

A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jane
... Young Oleg
... Deema
John Bradford Pagano ... Anna's Driver
... Caterer
... Priest (as Juan Cantu)
Richard Fire ... Catering Assistant
Rusty Flood ... Anatoly's Child
... Miguel
Joyce Guy ... Social Worker
... Bartender
Kerry Johnston ... Second Call Girl
Will Kepper ... Bobby
... Tango Dancer
... Uncle Anatoly (as Eugene Lazarev)
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A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Get in. Get out. Fast!

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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25 July 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Decisione rapida  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Oleg: I wanna play a game with you.
Call Girl: Okay, what kind of game? I don't do kinky.
Oleg: This isn't at all kinky. You just have to watch. It's called Russian Roulette.
[pulls out a handgun]
Oleg: Relax. You want more money?
Call Girl: Yeah.
Oleg: [throws more money on the bed] Okay?
Call Girl: Yeah.
Oleg: Here's the game: You have to bet that money I gave you on whether I live,
[puts one bullet in the gun, spins the cylinder, and closes the cylinder]
[...]
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References Microcosmos (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Lensky's Aria
from "Yevgeny Onegin"
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)
Performed by Gregory Rusanovski, tenor and Sasha Adler, piano
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Don't believe comments from US
2 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is not a bad movie. Actually it is magnificent. I was searching for it for 4 years I guess and I finally got it. This movie, of course, can't be understood by Americans :)). So, dear potential viewer, don't believe comments made from US :). Don't watch the mob boss. Watch a guy (Russian guy, if you wish) who was gambling big. That is what the movie is about. About beauty and gambling for choices of the great thing called life. Mob factor is just an additional detail... just like in Godfather. That is not the main point of the movie. I agree that direction and actors (not the things they were supposed to do, but actors themselves) could be different (except Mashkov, he did well as always), but it doesn't shadow the whole movie.


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