Dreaming of Space
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Dreaming of Space
Set against the backdrop of the Soviet Union's first satellite launch, director Alexei Uchitel's quiet drama tells the tale of a cook and amateur boxer living in a small port town in the U.S.S.R. who dreams of better things to come. Konyok (Yevgeny Mironov) is a simple man with a simple outlook on life. As he and his waitress girlfriend Lara (Irina Pegova) closely follow the developments of the newly launched satellite, Konyok makes the acquaintance of Gherman (Yevgeny Tsyganov), a former political prisoner turned amateur boxer with an outsider attitude and a deep-rooted desire to… More

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"Unfussy but accurate period detailing and skillful perfs buoy up languorous love quadrangle story."
‑ Leslie Felperin, Variety
"Didn't really do too much for me."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
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