Agony: The Life and Death on Rasputin
Agony: The Life and Death on Rasputin (1975)

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: November 8, 2005
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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

From the vantage point of 1975, Klimov portrays the situation as a freewheeling absurdist carnival of grotesque laughs, always with the threat of violence.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Hysterical and overly melodramatic biopic on the madman charlatan monk Rasputin.

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Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

Suffice to say that Elem Klimov's biopic of the mad monk Grigori Rasputin more than lives up to its title.

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