Film “Courier” 1986 by K.Shakhnazarov is a witty comedy that gives an insight in the period of Soviet Perestroika (1985-1991). Here you can watch the film online and learn more about some historical background. You can also enjoy the analysis of some episodes and find out what was in the script but never appeared on the screen.
- In context of Perestroika
- Late Soviet bureaucracy
- Social stratification
- Film geography
- Dreams about the West and change in Soviet mindset
- Late Soviet fashion and pop culture
- Unique humor
- Family life
- Soviet interrior and domestic life
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- War in Afghanistan
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English subtitles are available. Enjoy the movie!