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How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" to the Nursing Home (2017)
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How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" to the Nursing Home (2017)
Original name: Как Витька Чеснок вез Леху Штыря в дом инвалидов
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viktor spends his free time trawling bars with ladies of questionable repute, from where he is picked up by a wife he doesn’t love, the mother of a child they never planned. Viktor himself was abandoned by his own father, his mother then committed suicide, and he was left to grow up in an orphanage. Years later, his errant dad returns, now a disabled felon, and Viktor discovers a timely legacy is in the offing – his father’s apartment. The documentation for securing dad’s move into an old people’s home is signed in a flash. Nevertheless, the only one that can take him is miles away and, what’s more, the invalid starts to recuperate during the journey, which is when their real problems begin.
Style: emotional, suspense, realistic, surprise ending, captivating
Plot: life is a bitch, criminal heroes, greed, father son relationship, brutality, complex characters, disability, family relations, runaway, adventure, road trip, on the road, family life, father and son, relationships, travel, father son estrangement, orphan, happy ending, male nudity, male objectification, shower, pubic hair, male in shower

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
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To Paris (2009)
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Duration: 100 min.
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