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ComedyDrama19901h 50m
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Taxi Blues (1990)

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Comedy Drama 19901h 50m

Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare, so Ivan tracks him down and a love-hate relationship ensues. When Alexi lets the bath water run over in Ivan's flat and Ivan must pay 500 rubles for repairs, he tries to force Alexi into day labor to repay him. It's hopeless. Then, suddenly, Alexi is discovered, goes on a jazz tour of America, becomes a celebrity, and returns in triumph. Ivan longs to renew the friendship, and it looks as if he may get what he wants.Taxi Blues featuring Pyotr Mamonov and Pyotr Zaychenko is streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (1,876 votes).

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#67,989 Ranked Movie

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#16626 Ranked in Comedy Movies

#27975 Ranked in Drama Movies

Taxi Blues has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (1,876 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare, so Ivan tracks him down and a love-hate relationship ensues. When Alexi lets the bath water run over in Ivan's flat and Ivan must pay 500 rubles for repairs, he tries to force Alexi into day labor to repay him. It's hopeless. Then, suddenly, Alexi is discovered, goes on a jazz tour of America, becomes a celebrity, and returns in triumph. Ivan longs to renew the friendship, and it looks as if he may get what he wants.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 50m

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Related Genres: ComedyDrama
Country of origin: France
Available to watch on: Kanopy
Original Release Date: Oct 17, 1990