TOL: “Keeping the Peace”

by Student on 5/6/2005 · 1 comment

Why will Uzbek cinemas and television be showing no war films on Victory Day, or after?
Azamat Alikov tries to discuss that question at Transitions Online:

Turkish Gambit, a Russian-made epic in Hollywood style filmed by an expatriate Uzbek, could have been expected to be one of the hits of the year in Uzbekistan. But the film never made it to Uzbek cinemas. Why is not clear. No official reason has been given. But, according to reports in the independent media, once again a “recommendation” by officials was enough to stop any showings.

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Tim Newman May 7, 2005 at 11:28 am

I’ve got Turetski Gambit on my computer. I might watch it later, now you’ve reminded me.

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