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The First Circle

1991
3h
Thriller
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Cast

Robert Powell (Gleb Nershin)Victor Garber (Lew Rubin)Dominic Raacke (Nikolaj Schtschagow)Günther Maria Halmer (Wladimir Tschelnow)F. Murray Abraham (Staline)David HemblenDavid Hewlett ('Ruska' Rostislav)Heath LambertsLaurent Malet (Valadine Innokenti)Alexandra Stewart (Aletvina Makaraguine)Raf Vallone (Pyotr Makaraguine)Coraly Zahonero (Clara Makaraguine)Vernon Dobtcheff (Riyumin)Daniel Emilfork (Nikol)Corinne Touzet (Nadia Nerzhin)Robert JoyValeria Cavalli (Dottnara Volodine)Raymond Cloutier (Grigory Adamson)

Director

Sheldon Larry

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Synopsis

In the USSR, political prisoners who were scientists were not always sent to GULAG, but also to The First Circle (named after Dante's Inferno), a special incarceration unit near Moscow where they could work for the government.

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