• Released
  • February 24, 2012
  • (NY)
  • NR , 1 hr 55 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
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Hipsters Synopsis
Young people struggle to make accomplishments in their own way during the 1950s.
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85

NPR

By Ella Taylor
The hipster moment may have faded fast through repression and attrition, but in Todorovsky's reading, it was crucially formative on today's...
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80

Los Angeles Times

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The spirited young cast includes the luminous Oksana Akinshina, best known for her title role in Lukas Moodysson's devastating "Lilya...
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75

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Hipsters is also kind of amazing, thanks to headlong enthusiasm and an endearing obliviousness to just how ghastly the whole thing keeps...
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75

Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
An over-the-top Russian musical about hipsters set in 1950s Moscow, where getting a non-pastel-colored tie is a mafia-mediated operation...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
When it comes time for a Hollywood remake, Depp would make a great Mels.
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Who knows if anything remotely resembling the culture of Hipsters really existed? It's a musical, after all. In any case this movie, which...
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60

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Hipsters is also a musical (in an intentionally naive "Absolute Beginners" vein), and while everything looks glinty and gorgeous, the...
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60

L.A. Weekly

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Punch-drunk, decadently designed slice of eye candy.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The first Russian musical in more than 50 years, Hipsters is appreciated best as a curiosity.
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50

Variety

By Leslie Felperin
Although a massive hit at home, taking approximately $16 million at the wickets, this great-looking but tonally uneven pic won't jive with...
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Rated NR