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Boris is a simple Russian villager who pines from afar for his beautiful cousin Sonja. Forced against his will into joining the Russian army during the Napoleonic Wars, the cowardly Boris accidentally becomes a military hero. But when his beloved Sonja comes to him with a dangerous patriotic scheme, Boris debates his desires and beliefs.

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Directed by

Woody Allen

Written by

Woody Allen (Writer)

Runtime

85 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

anarchic comedy execution 19th century russia napoleon bonaparte napoleonic wars duel wheat

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