Children of the Revolution (1996)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now.


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  • F. Murray Abraham and Judy Davis in Children of the Revolution (1996)
  • Rachel Griffiths in Children of the Revolution (1996)
  • F. Murray Abraham stars as Stalin
  • Judy Davis and Geoffrey Rush in Children of the Revolution (1996)

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20 June 2002 | MovieAlien
Not a drama, not quite a comedy. At any rate, oddly appealing.
One unsettling attribute of this movie is that it presents itself as if it were based on a true story. Judy Davis plays a Socialist who allegedly had an affair with Josef Stalin (F. Murray Abraham), and when she gives birth to a son with all the revolutionary's traits, there is some dispute about whether he is who everyone thinks he is. During the film he gets into all sorts of trouble with the law and eventually falls in love with a cop that frequently arrests him (Rachel Griffiths). Only at the end does the whim tone down to a serious drama. Whatever this movie has to say, it kept my attention all the way through.

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Opening Weekend USA:

$31,562 4 May 1997

Gross USA:

$838,368

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$838,368

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