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The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)

16+ 12/03/1988 (RU) ActionCrimeDrama 1h 41m
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In 1953, the year Stalin died, many prisoners (some political, but mostly common criminals) were released from the Soviet Gulags. This is the story of a remote settlement which was under attack by a bunch of these recently-released blood-thirsty thugs in the summer of 1953, and the townspeople, along with a two political prisoners, who try to stop them.

  1. Aleksandr Proshkin


  2. Edgar Dubrovsky


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  1. Valeriy Priyomykhov

    Valeriy Priyomykhov

    «Luzga», Sergey Basargin, former military intelligence captain

  2. Anatoli Papanov

    Anatoli Papanov

    «Kopalych», Nikolai Pavlovich Starobogatov, former engineer

  3. Viktor Stepanov

    Viktor Stepanov

    policeman Mankov

  4. Nina Usatova

    Nina Usatova

    Lydia Matveevna

  5. Zoya Buryak

    Zoya Buryak

    Lydia Matveevna's daughter

  6. Yuriy Kuznetsov

    Yuriy Kuznetsov

    Ivan Zotov, director of trading post

  7. Viktor Kosykh

    Viktor Kosykh

    «Baklan», criminal

  8. Boris Plotnikov

    Boris Plotnikov

    Nikolai Starobogatov's son

  9. Vladimir Kashpur

    Vladimir Kashpur

    Fadeich, chief of landing place

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The Cold Summer of 1953
The Cold Summer of 1953

Original Title Холодное лето пятьдесят третьего

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Original Language Russian

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