By Lawrence O'Toole
Updated August 19, 1994 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Dersu Uzula

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  • Movie

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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Dersu Uzula

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  • Movie
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mpaa
  • UNRATED
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