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Master i Margarita (2006)

Interwoven are a satire of the 1930's under Stalin, the inner struggle of Pontius Pilate around the execution of Jesus, and the love story between a writer in Moscow and his lover Margarita.

Director:

Yuriy Kara

Writers:

Mikhail A. Bulgakov (novel), Yuriy Kara
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Viktor Rakov ... Master
Anastasiya Vertinskaya ... Margarita
Nikolay Burlyaev ... Ieshua
Mikhail Ulyanov ... Pontiy Pilat
Valentin Gaft ... Voland
Aleksandr Filippenko ... Korovev
Vladimir Steklov ... Azazello
Viktor Pavlov ... Begemot
Aleksandra Zakharova ... Gella
Sergey Garmash ... Ivan Bezdomnyy
Mikhail Danilov ... Berlioz
Leonid Kuravlyov ... Bosoy
Vladimir Kashpur ... Bufetchik
Lev Durov ... Leviy Matvey
Vyacheslav Shalevich ... Kaifa
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Storyline

Several story-lines are intertwined in Moscow under Stalin and in Jerusalem under Pilate in 1930s. Master is a talented writer in Moscow working on a manuscript about the biblical Jesus and Pontius Pilate. Authorities in Moscow are harassing him by surveillance and intimidation. Victimized by their harassment, he throws his manuscript into the fire, before he is locked up in a mental clinic. His assistant and Muse Margarita uses the supernatural powers of Woland, trying to help him. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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Zdes ukrylas nechistaya sila (Devilry has hidden here) See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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When the film was completed, producer Vladimir Skorij failed to resolve copyright problems with the Bulgakov estate. After a few screenings, the film was shelved. A video version is available in Russia. See more »

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A hypnotic masterpiece
19 April 2020 | by larscopywriterSee all my reviews

The novel blew my mind. And so did this serie. A wonderful adaptation! Great actors!


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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

7 April 2011 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Meistars un Margarita See more »

Filming Locations:

Arbat, Moscow, Russia See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,139,115
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut) | (festival cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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