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Pokrov Gates (1983)
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Pokrov Gates (1983)
Original name: Покровские ворота
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Stories from the lives of the tenants of the Moscow's communal apartment: Kostik, who is a college student, lives with his aunt while studying; Arkady Velyurov who is a performing artist; Khobotovs, who are a divorced couple; and Sava, who is Margarita Khobotov's new fiancé. All these people live in one apartment and their lives constantly touch each other's.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, entertaining
Plot: love, biker, artist, wedding, farce, husband wife relationship, poet, boy, ex husband ex wife relationship, time warp, musician, university, doctor, flashback, surrealism, embezzler, chess, art, flat
Time: 1950s
Place: russia

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