That Munchhausen (1979)

Director
Mark Zakharov

Main cast
Oleg Yankovskiy; Yelena Koreneva; Leonid Bronevoy; Aleksandr Abdulov; Leonid Yarmolnik

Genres
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

Description
A philosophical and poetic portrait of the famous (or maybe infamous?) Baron Munchhausen. His crazy, yet very merriment, stories, views and behavior is what sets him apart from others. He becomes alienated from the society that failed to grasp his brilliance. In fact, his brilliance is what underlines the faults with the society itself. It's a beautiful yet tragic story that is filled with dense and intellectual dialogue.


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