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Trick or Cheat (1993)
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Trick or Cheat (1993)
Original name: Серые волки
Genre: Action, Biography, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film depicts the events of 1964 when Nikita Khrushchyov was forcibly replaced by Leonid Brezhnev as a head of USSR.
Style: twists and turns, unusual plot structure, political, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: coup d'etat, kremlin, coup, power struggle, politician, politics, betrayal, crimes, traitor, rivalry, society, political unrest, danger
Place: ussr, soviet union

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Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ...
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Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, year 1940
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Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 108 min.
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, political thriller
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