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 Sasha Belov (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Kosmos (15 episodes, 2002)
Pavel Maykov ...
 Pchela (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Fil (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Olya (15 episodes, 2002)
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 Detective (15 episodes, 2002)
Valentina Telichkina ...
 Sasha Belov's Mom (9 episodes, 2002)
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 Vvedensky (9 episodes, 2002)
Aleksandr Vysokovskiy ...
 Maks (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Toma / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
M. Buzankin
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Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but an unplanned murder transformed them into a gang. Now their lives are at risk and there is no way back. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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We are together since the first form, and for everything we do, we take responsibility together. We are The Brigade!

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Law of the Lawless  »

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The original soundtrack album of this title contains quotes from the final episode that reveal a major spoiler. See more »

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Towards the end of episode 13 we get too see a close-up of Phil's left hand. Even though he has been hospitalized in a full coma for several years, he has a suspicious amount of dirt under his fingernails. In reality a coma patient would hardly have the chance to get his fingernails dirty. See more »

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Boy on a bicycle: Sasha Belov arrived gimme a ruble! Gimme a ruble!
Pchela: What? Come on.
Boy on a bicycle: A ruble!
Pchela: Here, for daddy, mommy and grandma. Get it.
Boy on a bicycle: You're such a sucker, Pchela!
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Absolutely the best from Russia!
15 August 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

How much do you know, have seen or have heard about life in Russia in the 90's? I guess if you aren't Russian, don't pretend to be a smartass... you know nothing.

Brigade describes the last decade of the 20th century Moscow with incredible exactness: difficult life of the "mortals", rise of the oligarchs, power of corruption and lack of moral principles. All political events are absolutely accurate and should be revealing to any person who didn't experience "perestroika".

But apart from that it is a story about endless friendship, about four simple boys building the most powerful organizations in the world's biggest country. This movie is filled with personalities, complicated relationships and describes perfectly the indirect meaning of the word "brat" (brother) in Russia.

Great action scenes and fantastic actors! One of the greatest movies ever!


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