(Alexei Balabanov, 1997).
A young man comes to the big city and becomes a professional killer. Less case history than cautionary folktale, this tough, mordantly comicand in Russia very popular movieis a two-fisted travelogue through a vast thieves market of the new St. Petersburg. Neither arty nor crass, Brother manages to be both commercial and a comment on commercialism. Its not only a highly entertaining genre film but a political statement as wellimagining, even as it warns against, the strong mans... More >>>