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Lost in Karastan

Lost in Karastan
  • 2014
  • UK/Georgia/France
  • 96 min
  • Directed by: Ben Hopkins
  • Cast: Matthew Macfadyen, MyAnna Buring, Noah Taylor
  • UK release: 22 January 2016

Emil (Macfadyen) is a once-successful film director who comes to the former Soviet republic of Karastan and is persuaded to direct a movie based on the national epic. Macfadyen gives a solid performance as the charming but rather hapless Brit, but it's just not sharp or funny enough.

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Lost in Karastan

18 Jan 20162 stars

Matthew Macfadyen and Noah Taylor fail to flesh out this underdeveloped satire

‘It’s a strange film,’ explains award-winning director Emil Forester (Matthew Macfadyen), as he introduces one of his movies at the Palchik International Film Festival. ‘So just best put all your expectations to one side and open yourself up to…

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