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Baltic Tango (rus. Холодное танго, Holodnoe Tango) is a Russian military-historical drama film from 2017 directed and written by Pavel Chukhray, based on the novel "Sell your mother" by Efraim Sevela [1]. Baltic Tango is the first work of Pavel Chukhray after a ten — year break [2]. The film stars Yulia Peresild, Rinal Mukhametov, Sergei Garmash. The film was released on June 22, 2017, on The Day of Remembrance and Sorrow (the 76th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War) [3] [2] [4] [5].

Baltic Tango
Directed byPavel Chukhray
Produced by
  • Sabina Eremeeva
  • Alexey Reznikovich
Written byPavel Chukhray
Starring
  • Rinal Mukhametov
  • Yulia Peresild
  • Sergei Garmash
Music byYuri Poteyenko
Release date
2017
Running time
107 minutes
CountryRussia
LanguageRussian
Budgetrub 250,000,000
Box officerub 24,000,000

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Plot

The film begins in the German occupation Lithuania in the 1940. Max is a boy from Jewish ghetto, his mother and younger sister were murdered by the Nazis at the beginning of the war. Laima is a Lithuanian, she is a daughter of charcoal burner, who during the war served in the fascist Sonderkommando. The two fall in love, but it is vary difficult for them to understand each other, and it is even more difficult to remain decent people in such historical conditions and political situation. "Baltic Tango" it is a love drama, a kind of story about Romeo and Juliet in the tragic circumstances of the 1940s of the XX century.

Cast

  • Rinal Mukhametov as Max
  • Elisey Nikandrov as young Max
  • Yulia Peresild as Laima
  • Asya Gromova as young Laima
  • Sergei Garmash as Grigory Ivanovich Taratuta
  • Monika Santaro as Ruta, mother of Max and Lia
  • Lera Tkacheva as Lia, Max and Lima daughter
  • Andrius Bialobrzeskis as Vincas, Lima's father
  • Maria Malinovskaya as Lima's mother
  • Andrews Daryala
  • Anna Kotova
  • Artur Beschastny

In the media

  

References

  1. "Для Павла Чухрая началась эпоха "Холодного танго"". russia.tv.
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://www.kinoafisha.info/movies/8329301/
  3. "Новая газета - Novayagazeta.ru". Новая газета - Novayagazeta.ru.
  4. "Любовь в военном положении". Газета.Ru.
  5. "Фильм Павла Чухрая "Холодное танго" скоро выйдет в широкий прокат". tvkultura.ru.

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