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Priyatel pokoynika (A Friend Of The Deceased) (1997)

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Confused by the new capitalism and depressed by his wife's abrupt departure, Kiev translator Anatoli places a contract out upon himself. A single inspiring event changes his mind. Now he must find the killer before he finds him. This funny yet poignant tale paints a fascinating portrait of Ukranian life.

Cast

Eugen Pachin
as Dima--Anatoli's Friend
Constantin Kostychin
as Kostia--the Contract Killer
Sergiy Romanyuk
as Ivan--Anatoli's Contract Killer
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Critic Reviews for Priyatel pokoynika (A Friend Of The Deceased)

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3)

A promising plot but little more.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
Internet Reviews

Too often in the movie, we find ourselves looking around the edges more than at the portrait of this "central" figure

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Priyatel pokoynika (A Friend Of The Deceased)

Didn't think I had seen it and ended up going through it twice...with a decade gap in viewing I think but it is worth it.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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