This is a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok, complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team formed a joint venture that showed anything was possible in the new Russia. Eccentric marketing whiz, Steve Warshaw, is sent to Russia and tasked to transform the Russian team into the greatest show in Moscow. He goes on a bizarre journey, highlighting a pivotal moment in U.S.-Russian relations when oligarchs made their fortunes and multiple murders went unsolved.

Directed by Gabe Polsky
Written by Gabe Polsky
Starring Steven Warshaw, Valery Gushin, Howard Baldwin, Tom Ruta
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Country: USA
80 minutes