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The Bull (2019)

Byk (original title)
1997. Russia is finding it tough in the wake of the USSR, a fact reflected in local criminal gangs. Bull is leader of one such. He ends up at the police station, where he s asked pull off a risky mob-job in return of imprisonment.

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Boris Akopov
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Yuriy Borisov ... Anton Bykov
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1997. Russia is finding it tough in the wake of the USSR, a fact reflected in local criminal gangs. Bull is leader of one such. He ends up at the police station, where he s asked pull off a risky mob-job in return of imprisonment.

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Language:

Russian

Release Date:

10 June 2019 (Russia) See more »

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$280,038
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Real Russian cinema
23 August 2019 | by sirquickieSee all my reviews

Awesome movie. For a modern Russian film, this is an achievement. Each role, scene, everything is done with the soul. Full immersion in the 90s. Be sure to view!


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