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Directed by Vladimir Khotinenko
Russia, 1995


A Russian soldier who spent ten years in captivity in Afghanistan, returns to his home village and shocks all its inhabitants because of his conversion to Islam. During his absence, his father hanged himself, his brother served a prison term and his former fiancée has become a woman of low morals.

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Musulmanin Directed by Vladimir Khotinenko

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Special Grand Prize of the Jury