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LanguageRussian
Warning Sexual violence
Hammer and Sickle
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A dizzying exercise in postmodern parody, this nineties cult gem from Sergei Livnev delves into the dark heart of Stalinist cultural production. The tale of a simple female tractor driver who undergoes an experimental gender reassignment procedure before being drawn into the dark heart of Soviet power, Hammer and Sickle is a queer comedy, a bleak satire, and an explosive reimagining of the iconography of the twentieth century, all in one.

Directed by Sergei Livnev |
Russia |
1994 |
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Award Laurel
1995
Best screenplay
Nika Awards
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