Zhmurki 2005
A Molotov cocktail of gruesome carnage, eccentric characters, and off-beat humor, "Dead Man's Bluff" casts a bracingly cynical eye on recent Eastern European history.

The film starts in the mid-’90s in an unnamed provincial city. A bloody gangland hit conducted in a morgue already crowded with dead bodies turns out to be the work of bent cop Stepan (Victor Sukhorukov).

Meanwhile, local kingpin Sergei Mikhailovich (Nikita Mikhalkov) dispatches Sergei (Alexei Panin) and his brother Simon (Dmitry Dyuzhev), the brains and brawn respectively, to exchange a briefcase of money for heroin at the offices of a lawyer. But Stepan has already hired a trio of other gangsters — Koron (Sergei Makovetsky, sporting a haircut seemingly inspired by Moe of the Three Stooges), thuggish Bala (Anatoly Zhuravlyov), and black Russian Baklazhan (Grigory Siyatvinda) — to intercept the goods.

The inept trio hijacks the heroin instead of the money they were supposed to snatch. Step by step, Sergei and Simon track down Stepan and then the gang, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Cast: Aleksey Panin, Dmitriy Dyuzhev, Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergey Makovetskiy, Anatoliy Zhuravlyov, Grigoriy Siyatvinda, Viktor Sukhorukov, Aleksey Serebryakov, Garik Sukachyov, Andrey Panin, Yuriy Stepanov, Renata Litvinova, Tatyana Dogileva, Dmitriy Pevtsov, Andrey Krasko, Aleksandr Bashirov, Andrey Merzlikin
Country: Russia
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller

DVD5 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:45:23 | 4.15 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Russian
Subtitles: English

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Language: Russian
Subtitles: English

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