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Dersu Uzula

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Dersu Uzula

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Maxim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin
director:
Akira Kurosawa
genre:
Foreign Language, ActionAdventure

We gave it an A

The pitiless, letterboxed landscapes of Siberia provide most of the drama in Akira Kurosawa’s stirring tale of survival and friendship amid nature’s naked splendor and fury. Yuri Solomin plays a military surveyor who befriends the titular Mongolian hunter and guide (Maxim Munzuk), whose limited contact with the civilized world has left him with an innocence that fascinates the soldier. When not a rousing action-adventure, Dersu Uzula becomes both a portrait of and an elegy to spiritual purity. A

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