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Cargo 200 (2007)

Gruz 200 (original title)
A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer gone mad.
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Credited cast:
Agniya Kuznetsova ... Angelika
Aleksey Poluyan ... Captain Zhurov
Leonid Gromov ... Artem, Professor of Scientific Atheism
Aleksey Serebryakov ... Aleksey
Leonid Bichevin Leonid Bichevin ... Valera
Natalya Akimova Natalya Akimova ... Antonina, Aleksey's Wife
Yuriy Stepanov Yuriy Stepanov ... Mikhail, Colonel
Mikhail Skryabin Mikhail Skryabin ... Sunka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergei Aleksandrov Sergei Aleksandrov
Valentina Andryukova Valentina Andryukova
Konstantin Balakirev
Aleksandr Bashirov ... Skinny Alcoholic
Alyona Falaleyeva Alyona Falaleyeva
Yuliya Glazunova Yuliya Glazunova
Dmitri Karpov Dmitri Karpov
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Storyline

The Soviet Union in 1984, the decline of the Soviet Era. The daughter of the Secretary of the Regional Committee of the Communist Party in a small town disappears one night after leaving a dance club. There are no witnesses, no suspects. The same night a brutal murder occurs in a house in the outskirts of town. The murderer is the owner of the house. Police captain Zhurov has to investigate both cases . . . Written by Canon y mus

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Odinnadtsatyy film Alekseya Balabanova (Eleventh film by Aleksey Balabanov)

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rejected by the Berlin and the Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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Referenced in Vdud (2017) See more »

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A must!
17 January 2008 | by becha-2See all my reviews

Yes, this is a shocking movie but a good one. People, especially abroad, need to see films like this, to get a picture of the horrors that took place in the SSSR and try understand the dark side of the human nature. Similar things, if not worse, are happening all over the place but at least Alexey Balabanov had the guts to talk about it in an explicit and honest manner. I, personally, think of this film as a very disturbing documentary which can also provide study material for sociologists, psychologists, psychiatrists but also people in positions of power (politicians mainly) who are mostly responsible for horrors of the modern society. Also, movies aren't just Hollywood and why not talk about real life for a change. It's time people opened up their eyes and their minds, too. I did find the music, although highly acclaimed by the critics and well liked by its fans, a little irritating. I do however understand its role in the movie so that's why I voted 9. Well done the actors, and well done Mr Balabanov!


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Official Sites:

Official site [Russia]

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

14 June 2007 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Cargo 200 See more »

Filming Locations:

Cherepovets, Russia See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$592,673
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CTB Film Company See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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