Burnt by the Sun

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Burnt by the Sun

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Burnt by the Sun

Release Date: May 01, 1994

Year    :   1994
Slogan    :   «A moving and poignant story set against the corrupt politics of the Stalinist era.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Caméra One, Canal+, Studio Trite
Director    :   Nikita Mikhalkov
Producers    :   Jean-Louis Piel, Vladimir Sedov, Michel Seydoux, Nikita Mikhalkov, Leonid Vereshchagin, Armand Barbault, Nicole Canne, Michael Ermogeni, Александр Дельвиг
Writers    :   Nikita Mikhalkov, Rustam Ibragimbekov
RunTime    :   135 mins.
Budget    :   2800000
Revenue    :   2616503

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin Dmitri from Moscow, who charms the women and little Nadia with his games and pianistic bravura. But Kotov isn't fooled: this is the time of Stalin's repression, with telephone calls in the middle of the night spelling doom - and he knows that Dmitri isn't paying a social call...

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