Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky
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//Reviews

'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom': A Soviet-Era Critique of 'Americanitis'
13 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

As the New Economic Policy attempted to infuse a dose of capitalism within a faltering Soviet economy, American cinema and Soviet avant-garde techniques and content merged within commercial Soviet cinema in its mixed attempts to fashion a truly utopian cinematic world: one that is both popular and political.

//Blogs

Light Comedy, Moscow Style: 'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom'
26 Aug 2011 // 7:40 AM

Silent Soviets sell cigarettes, discover romance.

//Mixed media
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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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