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The Barber of Siberia

Sibirskiy tsiryulnik

Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
France, Italy, 1998
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the wilds of Siberia. Jane is his assistant, who falls in love with a young Russian officer, André, and spends the next 10 years perfecting the harvester.

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The Barber of Siberia Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

Awards & Festivals

Russian Guild of Film Critics

1999 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor (Golden Aries)

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