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Writer-director Paul Mazursky’s brilliant comic take on a very contemporary subject – immigration – Moscow on the Hudson (1984) focuses on Vladimir Ivanoff (Robin Williams, in a performance that combines the funny, the poignant, and the purely intelligent to fantastic effect), a Russian musician who defects while on a group tour through Bloomingdale’s. His travails – and those of the many fellow immigrants and new Americans he meets along the way – ultimately constitute a heartfelt tribute to America’s endangered open door policy. Also featuring wonderful turns from Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey, Elya Baskin, and Savely Kramarov.
Starring: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alanso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey, Saveliy Kramarov, Elya Baskin
Directed By: Paul Mazursky
Written By: Paul Mazursky, Leon Capetanos
Score By: David McHugh
Video: 1080p High Definition / 1.85:1 / Color
Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD MA / English 2.0 DTS-HD MA
Subtitles: English SDH
Theatrical Release: 1984
Runtime: 118 Minutes
Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)
Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman / Audio Commentary with Director Paul Mazursky
Limited Edition of 3,000 Units