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Kukolka (1988)

After receiving a serious injury, a young gymnast is forced to stop performing. This serious sport traumatizes her not only physically but also morally.

Director:

Isaakas Fridbergas (as Isaak Fridberg)

Writer:

Igor Ageev
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Credited cast:
Svetlana Zasypkina ... Tatyana Serebryakova
Irina Metlitskaya ... Elena Mikhaylovna
Vladimir Menshov ... Vadim Nikolaevich
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ervand Arzumanyan ... Doctor
Igor Bugatko Igor Bugatko ... Fedor «Khalyava» Khalikov
Natalya Nazarova ... Tatyana's mother
Irina Petrova Irina Petrova
Aleksey Polovichev Aleksey Polovichev ... Aleksandr «Shura Pyatietazhnyy» Pyatnov
Galina Stakhanova ... Valentina Nikolaevna
Mikhail Usachev Mikhail Usachev ... Headmaster
Dmitri Zubarev Dmitri Zubarev ... Aleksey Panov
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After receiving a serious injury, a young gymnast is forced to stop performing. This serious sport traumatizes her not only physically but also morally.

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Disturbing and unforgettable
13 February 2004 | by tangofictionSee all my reviews

"Kukolka" tells the story of a young Russian gymnastics star who is forced to return to the life of an ordinary teenage girl after an injury prevents her from competing. As the film unfolds, the audience is drawn into the damaged psyche of the girl and the world that shaped her. The story is dark, intense, and ultimately disquieting; it draws you in, horrifies you, and keeps you thinking long after the superb finale. A film that is difficult to forget.


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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

1988 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

A Little Doll See more »

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