Putin’s Kiss (2012)

Putin’s Kiss was released on DVD on January 2, 2013
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Storyline:

Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization in Russia with direct ties to the Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But the organization also works to prevent the political opposition from spreading their views among young people.

16-year-old Masha Drokova, a Nashi commissar and spokesperson, is an ambitious middle-class student from the outskirts of Moscow. After joining Nashi at the age of 15, she moves to the very top of the organization, and is rewarded for her dedication with a university scholarship, an apartment, and even a pro-Putin talk show.

Everything changes when Drokova becomes acquainted with a group of liberal journalists, including popular anti-Putin reporter Oleg Kashin. At first, she remains devoted to Nashi while pursuing tentative friendships with its left-wing critics — but when Kashin is brutally beaten by “unknown perpetrators,” she has a genuine change of heart and decides to take a stand.

Starring:

Oleg Kashin

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date January 2, 2013
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

In Theaters:

Complete Movie Details

Run time 85 min
Theater Release Date February 17, 2012
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date January 2, 2013
Actors Oleg Kashin
Directed by Lise Birk Pedersen
Studio Kino Lorber
MPAA Not-Rated (Not Rated)
Gross $5,139
Genre(s) Documentary, Drama
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