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Prisoner of the Mountains

  • R
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • When an oddball pair of Russian soldiers are captured and taken prisoner by a Chechen father hoping to barter them for the release of his captive son, the two disparate hostages begin to develop an unexpected--and frequently humorous--bond of friendship. Inspired by the Leo Tolstoy novella "A Prisoner of the Caucasus." Academy Award Nomination: Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1004708

  • Credits
    Sergei Bodrov, Oleg Menshikov
  • Critic Reviews
    "The setting is exotic and beautiful....Directed by Mr. Bodrov with both an oddly tranquil spirit and the awareness of a tightening noose..."
    New York Times

    "...Poignant....It's the beautifully captured images of the region's still, unchanging beauty that will stay with you longest from this haunting film..."
    Entertainment Weekly

    "...Simple, powerful, convincing....A spare, poetic tale of the traps of conflict and fate..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "...A thoughtful and moving film about war....The movie has an acute sense of place and the passage of time..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

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