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Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)

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During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest... See full summary »

Director:

Pavel Lungin

Writers:

Yuliy Dubov (novel), Aleksandr Borodyanskiy (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vladimir Mashkov ... Platon Makovskiy
Mariya Mironova Mariya Mironova ... Mariya
Andrey Krasko ... Shmakov
Levani ... Larri (as Levan Uchaneyshvili)
Mikhail Vasserbaum Mikhail Vasserbaum ... Mark
Sergey Yushkevich Sergey Yushkevich ... Viktor
Aleksandr Samoylenko ... Musa
Natalya Kolyakanova Natalya Kolyakanova ... Nina
Aleksandr Baluev ... Koretskiy
Vladimir Gusev Vladimir Gusev ... Lomov
Vladimir Steklov ... Belenkiy
Marat Basharov Marat Basharov ... Koshkin
Vladimir Salnikov Vladimir Salnikov ... Papa Grisha
Vladimir Golovin ... Akhmed
Vladimir Kashpur ... Kapitan korablya
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Storyline

During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the top. But with this cynical rise, comes a brutal fall. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Pyramide Films [France]

Country:

Russia | France | Germany

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

2 August 2002 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Tycoon: A New Russian See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,342, 15 June 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$121,016, 2 November 2003
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Kremlyovskiy koncert: Vessennij priziv (2003) See more »

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I enjoyed it.
3 September 2004 | by baudepartsSee all my reviews

I thought this movie was rather good. I liked how it jumped back and forth in time. The characters should have been developed better. However, its nice to see something different that the usual garbage Hollywood puts out. Ill admit some of the movie is cheesy but if you can get past that its a movie worth watching. It does not stack up to the Godfather or other such movies as the reviews claim on the cover. But it does give you a taste of such movies. Me, I love crime dramas and though I wish there was more blood spilt in the movie I found it surprisingly good. The main character is the strong point in the movie. He has a character and face that makes you sit there and watch the whole movie. Overall it was enjoyable and entertaining.


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