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Taxi Blues

1990 Rated NR 1hr 50m

When impoverished Jewish musician Lyosha (Pyotr Mamonov) fails to pay anti-Semitic Moscow taxi driver Shlykov (Pyotr Zaychenko) for a fare, the old cabbie tracks the young man down to exact payment. Strangely, they soon form an unlikely friendship. But the relationship sours as Lyosha's fortunes change and he leaves on a U.S. tour. Pavel Lungin won Best Director at Cannes for this film dramatizing the conflicts between the old and the new Russia.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.