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The Village of Sin (Amkino). People have learned to expect in any modern Russian film a cast of well-chosen actors and actresses with difficult names, acting competently and intelligently without makeup on their faces, so that they do not look like actors and actresses but like men and women. People have learned to expect photography so quietly beautiful or so imaginative that the best effects of Hollywood technicians seem artificial or flamboyant by comparison. They have also learned to expect doses of tedious propaganda extolling communism and episodes in which unnecessary impressionism takes...

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