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The Prisoner of St. Petersburg (1989)

A low-key drama about a disturbed young man whose reality shifts between the present and the past - specifically the worlds of the great Russian writers Gogol and Dostoyevsky and the ... See full summary »

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Ian Pringle

Writer:

Michael Wren
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Cast

Credited cast:
Efrem Accurso Efrem Accurso ... Italian truck driver
Ifrim Bender Ifrim Bender ... Russina man with coat
Solveig Dommartin ... Elena
Johanna Karl-Lory Johanna Karl-Lory ... Old woman
Lars Michalak Lars Michalak ... Russian man behind door
Pat O'Connell Pat O'Connell ... Singing Irish man
Michael Obinja Michael Obinja ... Russian man on train
Olivier Picot Olivier Picot ... Stefan
René Schoenenberger René Schoenenberger ... Businessman (as René Schönenberger)
Wieland Speck ... Youth in bar
Denis Staunton ... Irish man
Hans Martin Stier Hans Martin Stier ... Truck driver
Noah Taylor ... Jack
Katja Teichmann Katja Teichmann ... Johanna
Ralph Wittgrebe Ralph Wittgrebe ... German drunk
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A low-key drama about a disturbed young man whose reality shifts between the present and the past - specifically the worlds of the great Russian writers Gogol and Dostoyevsky and the deserted streets of Berlin by night the 'prisoner' of St Petersburg is Jack who arrives in Berlin penniless, dazed and confused, armed only with quotes from his literary heroes and a head full of delusions.

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Country:

West Germany | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1990 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Pietarin vanki See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Production Co:

Seon Film Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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