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Hard to Be a God

Summary A group of research scientists has been sent to the planet Arkanar, living under an oppressed regime in a period equivalent to earth’s Middle Ages. The local population is suffering a ban issued on anyone who knows how to read and write. The scientists must refrain from influencing political and historical events on Arkanar. They must wo...

Hard to Be a God

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 13 Critic Reviews
93
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 45 User Ratings
5.3
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Summary A group of research scientists has been sent to the planet Arkanar, living under an oppressed regime in a period equivalent to earth’s Middle Ages. The local population is suffering a ban issued on anyone who knows how to read and write. The scientists must refrain from influencing political and historical events on Arkanar. They must wo...

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Universal Acclaim Based on 13 Critic Reviews
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100% Positive
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0% Mixed
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16% Mixed
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36% Negative
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Mixed or Average Based on 45 User Ratings
5.3
49% Positive
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16% Mixed
7 Ratings
36% Negative
16 Ratings

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Production Company Sever Studio, Rossiya 1, Lenfilm Studio
Release Date Jan 30, 2015
Duration 2 h 57 m
Rating Not Rated
Nika Awards
• 7 Wins & 10 Nominations
Russian Guild of Film Critics
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations
International Cinephile Society Awards
3 Nominations