Russophiles Unite! Movie Podcast

The Barber of Siberia (Nikita Mikhalkov; 1998)

June 7, 2018

This fortnight's film is The Barber of Siberia, directed by Nikita Mikhalkov.

It stars Julia Ormond, Oleg Menshikov, Alexei Petrenko, and Richard Harris. 

Joining Ally to discuss the film is literature fan and period drama conoisseur Tracy Tanoff. Please check out her blog here:

SPOILERS from about 11 minutes in until the end. Listeners should be aware that rape, while not depicted on screen, is a plot element. 

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