The State Counsellor (2005)

Director
Filipp Yankovsky

Main cast
Oleg Menshikov; Nikita Mikhalkov; Konstantin Khabenskiy; Vladimir Mashkov; Oleg Tabakov

Genres
Mystery, Action, Drama, Crime

Description
Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the killer pretended to be Fandorin. There are initials BG on the handle of the knife Khrapov was stabbed with, the initials belong to a terrorist organization which keeps both capital cities (Moscow and St. Petersburg) in fear. This time Fandorin is not the only one trying to solve the crime, general Pozharski, a famous detective takes over the investigation...


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