The Outskirts (2004)

The Outskirts




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In this Russian film, farmer Philip Safronov's peaceful life is interrupted when his land is appropriated by a mysterious group to exploit its oil resources. The toughest farmers unite and track down the offenders one by one. The murderous path they leave behind them culminates in the film's apocalyptic finale.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Aleksei Samoryadov, Petr Luksik, Alexei Samorjadov, Pyotr Lutsik, Aleksai Samorjadov
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On DVD: Jul 13, 2004

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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

We strongly recommend you see this -- but please keep the kids away from hot stoves.

April 8, 2004
New York Post
Top Critic

A strange, disturbing and yet occasionally quite funny cultural artifact from the new Russia.

Full Review… | April 1, 2004
New York Times
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Lutsik's first feature is astonishingly precise in its effects and performances.

Full Review… | March 30, 2004
Village Voice
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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This set in modern Russia tale plays as a disturbing and at the same time droll comical look at a country in the middle of an unsettling transformation.

Full Review… | November 8, 2005
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's kind of like Pulp Fiction meets The Three Stooges with strange comic bits included.

April 1, 2004
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