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The mark of Cain

Author: Alix LambertLalou DammondGregor ClarkPink Ghetto Productions.Go East Productions.All authors
Publisher: [United States?] : Napoca ; San Francisco : Microcinema, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : RussianView all editions and formats
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A documentary film which examines the importance and meaning of tattoos in Russian prison society. The filmaker uses a series of interviews with inmates, prison officials, and criminologists to illustrate the present state of Russian prisons and how they have changed since the breakup of the Soviet Union.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alix Lambert; Lalou Dammond; Gregor Clark; Pink Ghetto Productions.; Go East Productions.; Napoca (Firm); Microcinema, Inc.
OCLC Number: 211991428
Language Note: Dialog in Russian with white English subtitles.
Notes: At head of title on disc surface and container: Alix Lambert's.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Credits: Editor, David Ritsher ; original music, Damon Locks, Wayne Montana.
Description: 1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Other Titles: Alix Lambert's the mark of Cain
Responsibility: Pink Ghetto Productions and Go East Productions ; director, Alix Lambert ; produced by Alix Lambert, Lalou Dammond, Gregor Clark.

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A documentary film which examines the importance and meaning of tattoos in Russian prison society. The filmaker uses a series of interviews with inmates, prison officials, and criminologists to illustrate the present state of Russian prisons and how they have changed since the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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The Mark of Cain: On Russian Criminal Tattoos

(EMRO user published 2008-05-19 ) Very Good Permalink
The Mark of Cain presents a rare intriguing look into the world of the Russian prison system and uncovers the history behind criminal tattoos. Each tattoo tells a different story providing a glimpse into the person who wears it. Tattoos have a variety of meanings ranging from power to station...
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