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The Barracks
The Barracks

THE BARRACKS

Барак

Directed by Valeriy Ogorodnikov
Russia, Germany, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

A small but remarkably cosmopolitan village somewhere in the Urals, between war-ravaged Leningrad and the gulags of Siberia, is the setting of this whirlwind, tragicomic portrayal of Russian provincial life during the summer of 1953, just after Stalin’s death.

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Synopsis

A small but remarkably cosmopolitan village somewhere in the Urals, between war-ravaged Leningrad and the gulags of Siberia, is the setting of this whirlwind, tragicomic portrayal of Russian provincial life during the summer of 1953, just after Stalin’s death.