Generation P (2012)



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Ginzburg brings author Victor Pelevin's popular cult novel to the screen in this confrontational, occasionally hallucinogenic social satire. The film centers around a cynical Russian poet, Babylen Tatarsky (Vladimir Yepifantsev) found working in a drab sidewalk convenience shop. A chance run-in with an old friend reveals an exciting career opportunity. With Communism now a thing of the past, Moscow is quickly moving into the future. That means Western products will soon be flooding into stores, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
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Written By: Victor Ginzburg, Viktor Pelevin, Djina Ginzburg
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Plays like a metaphysical Moscow version of "Mad Men" - on acid.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
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Viktor Ginzburg keeps this lively by trying out a new effect (commercial parodies, CGI, rapid montage) in nearly every scene. Not all of them work, but the overall energy is hard to resist.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
Chicago Reader
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Sort of a cross between "Mad Men" and an acid trip.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie contains enough fresh insanity and inventive visuals to make it an amusing cyberpunk extravaganza for most of its protracted running time.

Full Review… | November 16, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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"Generation P" delivers a brave, head-spinning commentary on the potency of advertising and the seduction of the soul.

Full Review… | November 15, 2012
New York Times
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Generation P is long and incredibly dense, but it's never boring-it's too wild and unhinged.

Full Review… | November 13, 2012
Village Voice
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