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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 08:05 PM

*Moscow on the Hudson on WHUT now.

Disappointed with the lack of opportunity in his homeland, a musician with the Moscow circus defects to America during his troupe's trip to New York. He finds housing with the help of an African-American security guard who sends him to live with his family.

A 1984 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Mazursky, and stars Robin Williams as a Soviet circus musician who defects while on a visit to the United States.

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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 04:37 AM

1. I saw it back in '84. I recall that Robin got rave reviews for his performance.

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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 08:21 AM

2. There's a new version - Moscow on the Potomic, only this one is no laughing matter!...

Moscow on the Hudson has so many touching moments, like the look on Yakof Smirnov's face as he looks out the bus window on his way back to the airport. Good movie.

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