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Bummer (2003)

Bumer (original title)
Corrupted cops, street gangs, "bratki" on "bummers" and "merins", angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends on a black bummer who set up on mission from one ... See full summary »

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Pyotr Buslov
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vladimir Vdovichenkov Vladimir Vdovichenkov ... Kostyan 'Kot'
Andrey Merzlikin ... Dimon 'Oshparennyy'
Maksim Konovalov Maksim Konovalov ... Lyokha 'Killa'
Sergey Gorobchenko Sergey Gorobchenko ... Petya 'Rama'
Yana Shivkova ... Katka
Lyudmila Polyakova ... Sobachikha
Anastasiya Sapozhnikova Anastasiya Sapozhnikova ... Nastya
Vasiliy Sedykh Vasiliy Sedykh ... Dembel
Evgeniy Kraynov Evgeniy Kraynov ... Patsanenok
Aleksey Zaytsev ... Traktorist
Vitaliy Alshanskiy Vitaliy Alshanskiy ... Praporshchik Zavazalskiy
Oleg Semisynov Oleg Semisynov ... Gruznyy ment
Mikhail Lukashov Mikhail Lukashov ... Molodoy ment
Filipp Ryba Filipp Ryba ... Kulibin
Aleksey Oshurkov ... Khriplyy
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Storyline

Corrupted cops, street gangs, "bratki" on "bummers" and "merins", angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends on a black bummer who set up on mission from one region of Russia to another are about to face. Don't forget that the main four characters are far from angels themselves... Written by Pavel P.

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Four friends... In a life without rules... One incredible adventure...

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

2 August 2003 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

BMW See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,278,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Pyotr Buslov: the gas station owner who agrees to accept a car audio as a payment instead of cash. See more »

Quotes

Petya 'The Frame': [after spending $1000 to bribe a corrupt cop] Anyone has any money? We need to buy gas.
Lyokha 'Killa': I have 20 rubles.
Petya 'The Frame': 20 rubles? That's only enough to buy some milk from a babushka.
Lyokha 'Killa': [next scene - Killa is drinking milk from a glass jar, aparently bought from some babushka along the road]
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Connections

Followed by Heaven on Earth (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

DEVOK SNYALI
Performed by Snoop Zhaba Zhab
©(P) Andrey Gaydukov
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A Nutshell Review: Bimmer
12 July 2005 | by DICK STEELSee all my reviews

Bimmer's the Russian term for the BMW, and with such a title, the vehicle has to be a plot device in the movie.

The film begins with the stealing of a BMW 7-series by a gang of four petty thieves. Given that it's such a wonderful car, they decide to keep it for themselves instead of selling it off. But before the film reaches cruising speed, a confrontation with another gang goes wrong, and our quartet is on the run from both the cops and from the mob.

So they're off on a road trip in their ill gotten BMW, and scene after scene, we're treated to set pieces, like encounters with a gang of truckers, corrupt cops and a doctor in a small town. Some of these scenes are hilarious, watching our quartet outsmarting and wriggling their way out of situations, while others are sometimes plain boring. So it's rather uneven.

Despite the title being a car model, there is absolutely no car chases in this film, which is a pity, otherwise we could have seen the 7-series being put to good use. However, what's refreshing is the scenery. I haven't seen much of Moscow or Russia, and this film offered an opportunity to do so.

It also attempts to explore the relationships between the friends, to see if there is indeed honour amongst thieves at a time when it really would have counted. The ending is kinda unexpected, but all the more makes you wonder about the this theme.

With an excellent soundtrack each time the Bimmer is driven, you'll forgive this show for some of its shortfalls.


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