Movies and TV shows like How I Became Russian

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How I Became Russian (2015)
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How I Became Russian (2015)
Original name: Как я стал русским
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Contemporary Moscow. An American journalist, Alex Wilson (Mateusz Damiecki), is sent by his employer, The American Post, one of the largest newspapers in the world, on a long-term assignment in their Moscow office. In addition to his job there as an editor, Alex starts a blog, where he tries to answer important questions about Russians, Russian culture, and the mythical and elusive Russian soul, such as: Why is useless junk stored on the balcony? Why is there a package in every Russian home that contains other packages? And why do you have to bully people to avoid fights?
Style: sincere, light, entertaining, humorous, feel good, captivating
Plot: newspaper, love, youth, friendship, happy ending, society, rivalry, american, newspaper editor, blog
Place: russia, moscow russia

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TV show
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