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St. Jorgen's Day

Prazdnik svyatogo Yorgena

Soviet Union, 1930


Satire of religious charlatanry where priests, police, and stock market officials conspire to fleece pilgrims who’ve come to see relics of a supposed saint. A pair of con men hatch a scheme to pass off one of the duo as the saint reincarnated.

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St. Jorgen's Day Directed by Yakov Protazanov, Porfiri Podobed

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