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Burnt by the Sun

Burnt by the Sun

Burnt by the Sun is a 1994 film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov and Azerbaijani screenwriter Rustam Ibragimbekov. The film depicts the story of a senior Red Army officer and his family during the Great Purge of the late 1930s in the Stalinist Soviet Union. Like a tragedy by Sophocles, Burnt by the Sun takes place over the course of one day. The film received the Grand Prize at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign ...

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