The Major


The Major (2013)




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Rushing to the hospital to witness the birth of his child, a police officer accidentally hits and kills a young boy, forcing him into the most difficult decision of his life - come clean about his crime, or conceal it to stay free with his young family. Yuriy Bykov directed this intense drama.

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Irina Nizina
as Irina Gutorova
Yuriy Bykov
as Pavel Kroshunov - Pasha

Critic Reviews for The Major

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Like many film noir classics, this down-and-dirty Russian drama takes place in a closed system that traps both victim and victimizer.

Oct 10, 2013 | Full Review…

suffused with a heavy sense of fatalism, and even though we feel that nothing will turn out well, it remains tremendously engaging until the final frames

Apr 28, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

If the film can be said to deal in shades of morality at all, those shades are very, very dark grey.

Feb 4, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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