Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, France
Duration: 110 min.
Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare, so Ivan tracks him down and a ...
serious, psychological, disturbing, realistic, stylized
jazz, musician's life, odd couple, unlikely partners, friendship, alcohol abuse, taxi driver, artists and showbiz, social misfits, opposites attract, down on your luck, jazz musician ...