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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

Ρωσία/Russia, 2012, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Aleksey Balabanov. Σεν./Scr.: Aleksey Balabanov. Φωτ./Cin: Aleksandr Simonov. Μοντ./Ed.: Tatyana Kuzmichyova. Μουσ./Mus.: Leonid Fyodorov. Ηθ./Cast: Oleg Garkusha, Yuri Matveyev, Aleksandr Mosin, Alisa Shitikova. Παρ./Prod.: Sergei Selyanov. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 83΄.

A thief and a musician decide to embark on an adventure, a journey no one returns from, they set off in an SUV to collect the thief’s friend and his father. Balabanov’s last film channel’s Tarkovsky’s Stalker, is an existential road-movie deals with the search for happiness is something that everyone wishes to engage in, but that only some will achieve..

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