Brother (1997)

Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone. There his new life starts, he meets new people, a girl,… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: July 8, 1997
DVD Release Date: November 19, 2002
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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Director Aleksei Balabanov's matter-of-fact depiction of his protagonist's exploits conveys the blunt harshness of post-Cold War Russia.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If anything, this slickly done gangster thriller should be taken as a political warning by the West that Russia is a wounded animal and still dangerous...

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Bruce Bruce
Another film from the 1997 Toronto International Film Festival list. Also a Kino Film. If you haven't checked out Kino films its time you did. This movie… More