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The Duelist (2016)

Duelyant (original title)
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In the times of Imperial Russia, a former military man of honor makes his own way in life participating in the deadly fights for other people as professional duelist.

Director:

Aleksey Mizgiryov
9 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pyotr Fyodorov ... Yakovlev
Vladimir Mashkov ... Graf Beklemishev
Yuliya Khlynina ... Marfa Tuchkova
Yuri Kolokolnikov ... Basargin (as Yuriy Kolokolnikov)
Aleksandr Mizev Aleksandr Mizev ... Ofitser-tyuremshchik
Sergey Nevidimov Sergey Nevidimov ... Soldat
Vladimir Panichev Vladimir Panichev ... Dvoryanin
Vadim Pavlenko Vadim Pavlenko ... Mordvinov
Franziska Petri ... Aleksandra Iosifovna
Aleksandra Serebryakova ... Dvoryanka
Pavel Tabakov ... Knyaz Tuchkov
Artyom Vasilev Artyom Vasilev ... Ofitser
Aleksandr Yatsenko ... Yakovlev mladshiy
Martin Wuttke ... Nemetskiy baron
Yuriy Kuznetsov ... Sluga
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Storyline

Set in 19th century Imperial Russia, the story revolves around a retired army veteran who makes a good living by settling duels for aristocrats, a common practice of the era. Shot in IMAX. Cast Petr Fedorov, Vladimir Mashkov, Martin Wuttke, Julia Khlynina, Yuri Kolokolnikov Director Alexey Mizgirev

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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This movie is forbidden in China See more »

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Referenced in Evening Urgant: Alexey Guskov/Natalya Rudova (2016) See more »

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Excellent Movie
7 November 2017 | by michaelnoviSee all my reviews

This was one of the best period movies I have seen in quite a long time, if you are interested in Russian Culture or have been to St. Petersburg, speak Russian and German you may even like it more. I thought the movie was riveting, suspenseful, and engrossing. I found it hard to take my eyes off the screen, and will watch it again with my wife. The sets, costumes, locations, were as good as it gets. A must see for a foreign film.


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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian | German | Ukrainian

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Duelist See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,576, 4 December 2016

Gross USA:

$13,450

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,101,904
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