Follow Phil Rosenthal, creator of the hit TV series 'Everybody Loves Raymond,' in this incredibly funny true story of the attempt to translate 'Raymond' into a Russian sitcom. A hilarious, warm and intimate journey of one man, considered an expert in his country, who travels to a distant land to help people that don't seem to want his help. Lost in Moscow, lost in his mission, lost in translation, Phil tries to connect to his Russian colleagues but runs into unique characters and situations that conspire to drive him insane. The movie is a true international adventure, a genuine 'fish out of water' comedy that could only exist in real life.Written by
I had high expectations for this movie because the elite at the International Film Festival in Palm Springs promoted it so much. However, I did not find it funny. I did not find it informative. I did not find it added anything to my life except a wasted 2 hours in seeing it and listening the critiques of the film. The movie is simply a ego trip for the Director. He puts down everyone else in the "documentary". Only his genius was to shine through. I have to admit I never liked the Everybody Loves Raymond series because of the shallow humor. But this was much worse. The attempt at humor was not much of the purpose for the movie. I felt it was simply a ego trip and nothing else.
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