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The Duelist (2016)

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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. ... See full summary »

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Aleksey Mizgiryov
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pyotr Fyodorov ... Yakovlev
Vladimir Mashkov ... Graf Beklemishev
Yuliya Khlynina 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 Pavel Tabakov ... Knyaz Tuchkov
Artyom Vasilev Artyom Vasilev ... Ofitser
Aleksandr Yatsenko ... Yakovlev mladshiy
Martin Wuttke ... Nemetskiy baron
Yuriy Kuznetsov ... Sluga
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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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Rated R for strong violence and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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Russia

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Russian | German | Ukrainian

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

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seductive
2 June 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

it reminds the atmosphere of Imperial Russia. it gives a dark story, fascinating for the game of levels, using good cinematography, remembering Count of Monte Cristo and using a small love story as spice.the result - a beautiful show, not only as aesthetic product but for a story who, out its bloody dimension, remains seductive for the wise manner to mix the Hollywood standards with the Russian tradition. Pyotr Fyodorov did an admirable job and each new meet with Vladimir Mashkov, especially in a role who reminds Vicomte de Valmont from Dangerous liaisons , is a good thing. so, a beautiful film. maybe not at the high expectations of a part of public but decent and seductive.


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