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Peculiarities of the National Hunt

Peculiarities of the National Hunt

Peculiarities of the National Hunt is a 1995 Russian comedy film. As soon as it was released in 1995 it became a nationwide success in Russia, the leader at the Russian box office. It won the Nika Award and Kinotavr awards. It was followed by several other "Peculiarities..." films.

Plot

A young Finn, Raivo (Ville Haapasalo), studying Russian manners and traditions, convinces his friend Zhenya [Eugene] (Sergey Kupriyanov) to help him participate in a real hunt in order to better familiarize himself with its peculiarities. They band together with a company led by an ex-army general (Alexey Buldakov) and set off to a distant cordon in the woods, taking with them several cases of vodka.

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