Of Freaks and Men
Of Freaks and Men ★★ Pro Urodov i Lyudej 1998
Kinky Russian melodrama set in pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg. Pornographer Johann and his assistant Viktor specialize in selling photos and films featuring half-naked women getting flogged. They manage to insinuate themselves into two upper class Russian households and involve the families in some secret sadomasochistic games. Russian with subtitles. 93m/C VHS, DVD . RU Tatiana Polonskaia, Sergei Makovetsky, Dinara Drukarova, Anzhelika Nevolina, Viktor Sukhorukov, Aleksei De, Chingiz Tsydendabayev, Vadim Prokhorov, Aleksandr Mezentsev, Igor Shibanov, Darya Lesnikova; D: Alexsei Balabanov; W: Alexsei Balabanov; C: Sergei Astakhov; M: Eric Neveux.