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149 Ratings

The Fool


Directed by Yuriy Bykov
Russia, 2014


Dima Nikitin is a simple and honest plumber who works in a small Russian town. Except for his unusual integrity, nothing makes him stand out of the crowd, until one night in a dorm mainly occupied by drunkards and outcasts, the pipes burst, endangering the occupants.

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The Fool Directed by Yuriy Bykov

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2014 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

2014 | Special Mention: Don Quixote Award

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2015 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress (White Elephant)

2015 | 2 nominations including: Best Film (White Elephant)

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