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Sergey ARLONOV
Сергей АРЛАНОВ
Sergueï ARLANOV
 
Russia, 2006, 7200 mn 
Colour, fiction, TV serial

KidsCorps

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Кадетство

 

 Kadetstvo

 Kadetstvo


 
Directed by : Sergey ARLONOV (Сергей АРЛАНОВ)
 

Note :
160 episodes, 45 minutes each

Plot synopsis
KidsCorps is the longest and most important TV series for Russian teenagers in many years. Over three seasons and 160 episodes filmed in the city of Tver', this “dramedy” follows the literal and metaphorical education of young boys at a present-day Suvorov Military School. These institutions were founded under Stalin in 1943 as a way of offering teenage (often orphaned) boys a pragmatic education as future officers. A related pragmatism can be seen in KidsCorps, the basic plot of which begins with Maksim Makarov, son of the local mayor, who has recently been found guilty of joyriding on a municipal trolleybus. The mayor, however, saves him from nasty legal proceedings and takes the law into his own hands. Parents and military academies have common goals. [...]
David MacFadyen, kinokultura.com
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Sergei Arlanov : KidsCorps (Kadetstvo, 2006-2008), David MACFADYEN, kinokultura.com, 2008
 


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