Moscow on the Hudson

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  • Circus saxophonist Vladimir Ivanoff suddenly defects from his touring troupe in that temple of "Western decadence," Bloomingdale's. Fleeing the K.G.B., Vladimir wins asylum and moves into the crowded Harlem flat of Black security guard Lionel Witherspoon. Although Vladimir learns that life in America can be cold and even painful, he grows to love what seems to him a strange and wondrous land.


  • Special features: director's commentary ; bonus trailers ; interactive menus ; scene selections.
  • Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture.
  • DVD.
  • Portions in Russian with English and French soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
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