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Twist Again in Moscow (1986)

Twist again à Moscou (original title)
Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. He has a two-hour window to get his ill-got gain out of the hotel, he must misdirect and obstruct... See full summary »

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Jean-Marie Poiré
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Noiret ... Igor Tataïev
Christian Clavier ... Iouri
Martin Lamotte ... Boris Pikov
Bernard Blier ... Alexei
Agnès Soral ... Tatiana
Marina Vlady ... Natacha Tataïev
Anaïs Jeanneret Anaïs Jeanneret ... Katrina
Jacques François ... Maréchal Bassounov
Roland Blanche Roland Blanche ... Sergueï Lentiev
Josine Comellas Josine Comellas ... Mamiska
André Thorent André Thorent ... Fedor
Jean-Yves Chatelais Jean-Yves Chatelais
Jacqueline Doyen Jacqueline Doyen
Anne-Marie Jabraud Anne-Marie Jabraud
Jean-Paul Roussillon
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Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. He has a two-hour window to get his ill-got gain out of the hotel, he must misdirect and obstruct the inquiries of a Party auditor who suspects that all is not above board, and he must keep out of sight and out of trouble his interloping and troublesome young brother-in-law, who arrives unannounced with barrels of rotten herring. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Russian

Release Date:

22 October 1986 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Compagni miei atto I See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Great film, natural light
12 December 1999 | by jdp-4See all my reviews

This is a beautifully shot film with a french script that's human and personal, comical, ironic, subliminally absurd and slavic. Personal stories intertwine with a comic hotel plot to take care of a special guest, the party auditor. Purposes cross and the auditor is turned on his head.

The film is often in natural light, preserving the feeling of the locations.


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