The Outskirts (2004)
Average Rating: 6.4/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 1
No consensus yet.
Average Rating: N/A
Critic Reviews: 3
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 0
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 38
Pyotr Lutsik's first film Okraina is an allegorical piece that contemplates capitalism run wild, as well as the increasing Westernization of contemporary Russian filmmaking. The title is taken from the classic 1933 film by the Soviet filmmaker Boris Barnet, in which the beginning of the farm collectivization era is depicted. In Pyotr Lutsik's version, the hero is an ordinary farmer, Philip Safronov, whose peaceful life is aggressively interrupted when his land is appropriated by a mysterious
Oct 22, 2004 Wide
Jul 13, 2004
Watch It Now
No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.
We strongly recommend you see this -- but please keep the kids away from hot stoves.
A strange, disturbing and yet occasionally quite funny cultural artifact from the new Russia.
Lutsik's first feature is astonishingly precise in its effects and performances.
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.
It's kind of like Pulp Fiction meets The Three Stooges with strange comic bits included.
Audience Reviews for The Outskirts
There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about The Outskirts!
Discuss The Outskirts on our Movie forum!