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The Elder Son

Original title
The Elder Sonaka
  • The Optimist
Running time
83 min.
United States United States
Marius Balchunas, Scott Sturgeon (Play: Aleksandr Vampilov)
Yagmur Kaplan, Mladen Milicevic
Andrew Huebscher
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Phoenicia Pictures / 2 Loop Films / A Russian Bear Production LLC / Departure Studios
Drama. Comedy | Black Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
Max Vexler (Rade Serbedzija) is a Russian-Jewish immigrant who is too proud to reveal he's been fired from his position as a clarinetist for the Torrance Symphony. His life takes a surprising turn for the better when two local car thieves (Shane West, Faison) choose his home for their hideout. Sobieski plays a daughter who wants out of her home and falls for West.
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