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Two in One (2007)

Dva v odnom (original title)
This celebrated director's "exquisite cruelty" appears front and center when the death of a stage actor turns a theatrical drama into a real one. Two in One's two parts, "Stagehands" and "... See full summary »

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Kira Muratova
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Credited cast:
Natalya Buzko
Renata Litvinova ... Alisa
Mila Musiyenko Mila Musiyenko ... Oksana
Nina Ruslanova
Bogdan Stupka
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This celebrated director's "exquisite cruelty" appears front and center when the death of a stage actor turns a theatrical drama into a real one. Two in One's two parts, "Stagehands" and "Woman of a Lifetime," celebrate the psychological richness that lurks just beneath the surface of banal reality--if murderous stagehands, lascivious fathers and vengeful daughters can be described as banal. Written by Anonymous

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More comedy than tragedy, and even more of farce
9 September 2007 | by anne_claireSee all my reviews

At one point watching "Dva v odnom" you suddenly realize how it manages to present abnormal things as totally normal and common and you believe it from the beginning to the very end. I was expecting more of drama, less of farce, however, it came together at the very end. The second part of the movie seemed to be much more exciting and framed with details than the first one, as the first part left me irritated with its lack of focus. You need to be prepared to overcome all the irritation this movie presents you with as I believe this is one of its intentions - make you feel powerless to accelerate its speed or change the characters' minds. Lots of details are nationally specific and you need to know something about Russia and Russians to understand certain parts of it. Overall - specific enough to be a bold attempt to produce modern art.


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Ukraine | Russia

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Russian

Release Date:

27 April 2007 (USA) See more »

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$87,632
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