Of Freaks and Men


1h 33m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Set in fin de siecle St. Petersburg, a businessman and his sinister assistant who trap women into their sadomasochistic fantasies that are filmed for later exhibition to paying customers.

Film Details

Also Known As
Des Monstres et des hommes, Of Freaks and People, Po Urodov i Liudei, Pro Ourodov I Lioudiei
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Celluloid Dreams; Ctb Film Company
Distribution Company
Metro Tartan Distributors; OcTan Films; Rlj Entertainment, Inc.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Set in fin de siecle St. Petersburg, a businessman and his sinister assistant who trap women into their sadomasochistic fantasies that are filmed for later exhibition to paying customers.

Film Details

Also Known As
Des Monstres et des hommes, Of Freaks and People, Po Urodov i Liudei, Pro Ourodov I Lioudiei
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Celluloid Dreams; Ctb Film Company
Distribution Company
Metro Tartan Distributors; OcTan Films; Rlj Entertainment, Inc.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of 1999 Nika Awards, Russia's equivalent of the Oscar, for Best Film and Best Director.

Winner of Grand Prix and best actor (Sergei Makovetsky) prizes at 1998 St Petersburg International Festival of Festivals.

Winner of the international jury prize for best director at the 1999 Istanbul International Film Festival.

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States July 1998

Released in United States June 1998

Released in United States March 1999

Released in United States May 1998

Released in United States November 1998

Released in United States on Video December 18, 2001

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 13-24, 1998.

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival (New Films from Eastern Europe) March 18-28, 1999.

Shown at Istanbul International Film Festival April 17 - May 2, 1999.

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 27 - September 7,1998.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Istanbul International Film Festival April 17 - May 2, 1999.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 26 - April 11, 1999.)

Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at St. Petersburg International Festival of Festivals June 23-29, 1998.)

Shown at St. Petersburg International Festival of Festivals June 23-29, 1998.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 26 - April 11, 1999.

Released in United States March 1999 (Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival (New Films from Eastern Europe) March 18-28, 1999.)

Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at London Film Festival (Experimenta Program) November 5-19, 1998.)

Shown at London Film Festival (Experimenta Program) November 5-19, 1998.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 3-11, 1998.

Released in United States July 1998 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 3-11, 1998.)

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 27 - September 7,1998.

Released in United States on Video December 18, 2001

Released in United States May 1998 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 13-24, 1998.)