Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Russian Movie Night: "The Turkish Gambit / Турецкий гамбит" (2005)

Sun, October 13, 2013 | GAR 0.102

Russian Movie Night:

The Austin Russian Language Meetup Group presents:

The Turkish Gambit / Турецкий гамбит

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

 Garrison Hall, GAR 0.102


The movie is an adaptation of Boris Akunin's novel The Turkish Gambit featuring his most famous character, the detective Erast Fandorin. The film takes place in Bulgaria during the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878). Erast Fandorin is put on the trail of a Turkish agent who is trying to disrupt the Russian advance during the Siege of Plevna. The agent, known as Enver Efendi, is a master of disguise and has excellent command of Russian.

In Russian with English subtitles.

Watch the trailer HERE (in Russian).

Sponsored by: The Austin Russian Language Meetup Group

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