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166 Ratings

Taxi Blues


Directed by Pavel Lungin
France, Soviet Union, 1990


This is a story about an encounter between two men. One is a Moscow taxi-driver, a loner who is only interested in money, the other a Jewish alcoholic musician. It is a love-hate relationship. This is the story about contemporary relationships between intellectuals and workers.

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Taxi Blues Directed by Pavel Lungin

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1990 | Winner: Best Director

1990 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Independent Spirit Awards

1992 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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