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Needle (Igla), The
The Needle (Igla) is a 1988 Soviet cult film directed by Rashid Nugmanov (The Wild East). Film's cult following based on many things one of which is unusual style and surrealistic approach and another is that the movie is the only leading role by Russian rock star Victor Tsoy, who portrays Moro - a mysterious man on his brief return to Alma-Ata from Moscow, who finds his ex-girlfriend, nurse Dina (Marina Smirnova) hooked on drugs by her employer in the hospital - drug-dealing surgeon Artur Yusupovich (known singer and actor Piotr Mamonov in his first film role). Meanwhile he has his own problems with a local con man Spartak (Aleksandr Bashirov), who owes him money.
In 2010 director continued storyline in semi-sequel, semi-remake The Needle Remix (Igla Remix) which mixes restored and altered footage from this film (especially with Victor Tsoy, who passed to car incident in 1990) and completely new material to create even more surreal experience.
The following weapons are seen in the movie The Needle (Igla):
Margolin MCM Target Pistol
Dina (Marina Smirnova) who is an amateur sports shooter, trains with a Margolin MCM with a barrel compensator.
At one point in the movie, Moro turns on a few television sets at the same time and various pictures haunt him. Among them are a few shots from Escape from New York, one of which shows troopers landing from a helicopter with a variety of M16 SP1 rifles.
Unknown Holstered Handgun
In the same moment from Escape from New York, which shows troopers landing from a helicopter, you can spot that a soldier has an unknown holstered gun on his belt.