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Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)  link to Prisoner of the Mountains on IMDb  

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IMDb Rating:
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7.7/10 (3470 votes)

Country: Russian, 99 minutes

Spoken Languages: Russian

Genre(s): Drama, War

Director(s): Luis Buñuel

Cast: Oleg Menshikov (as Sacha Kostylin), Sergey Bodrov (as Ivan, Vanya Zhilin), Aleksey Zharkov (as Maslov, the Russian Commander), Jemal Sikharulidze (as Abdul-Murat), Susanna Mekhraliyeva (as Dina)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Plot Outline: Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal reveals the human soul of two vastly different cultures.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017