Taxi Blues

Directed by Pavel Lungin

Year: 1990
Running Time: 110
Color Type: Color
Country: Russia
Language: Russian with optional English Subtitles [audio]

Taxi Blues

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Directed by Pavel Lungin


Synopsis

In a world filled with hustlers and black marketers, Shlykov, a hard-working, anti-semitic taxi driver, is pushed over the edge when Lyosha, a Jewish saxophonist who personifies everything he despises, stiffs him for a fare. Shlykov tracks the irresponsible musician down and the two form a bizarre love-hate relationship. At first, class and race division make friendship for these two nearly impossible, until they both learn they aren't so different after all.

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