Rotten Tomatoes
Cancel Movies Tv shows Shop News Showtimes

City Unplugged

1993 1h 39m Mystery & Thriller List
Reviews 86% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
Just before Estonia was overrun by Soviet forces during World War II, its government sent its gold bullion reserves to Paris for safekeeping. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the once-again independent nation is getting its gold back. But a group of money-crazed -- albeit not particularly intelligent -- Russian gangsters have their sights on the loot, and they've shanghaied apolitical electrician Toivo (Ivo Uukkivi) and his pregnant wife (Milena Gulbe) into their plot. Read More Read Less

Critics Reviews

View All (2) Critics Reviews
Philip French Observer (UK) This brisk, unpretentious movie manages to be immensely entertaining while providing some deeply depressing sidelights on life in the new Baltic States. Dec 22, 2021 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews It's much more than a thriller. Rated: B+ Mar 16, 2016 Full Review Read all reviews

Audience Reviews

View All (2) audience reviews
Mary C A timeless classic. Engaging from start to finish. Superb on all accounts. It's a must-see. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/08/23 Full Review markus m The film has an interesting plot and a pretty clever twist of sorts at the end, but never manages to get you invested in the characters. 6/10 Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews
City Unplugged

My Rating

Read More Read Less POST RATING WRITE A REVIEW EDIT REVIEW

Cast & Crew

Movie Info

Synopsis Just before Estonia was overrun by Soviet forces during World War II, its government sent its gold bullion reserves to Paris for safekeeping. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the once-again independent nation is getting its gold back. But a group of money-crazed -- albeit not particularly intelligent -- Russian gangsters have their sights on the loot, and they've shanghaied apolitical electrician Toivo (Ivo Uukkivi) and his pregnant wife (Milena Gulbe) into their plot.
Director
Ilkka Järvi-Laturi
Producer
Lasse Saarinen
Screenwriter
Paul Kolsby, Ilkka Järvi-Laturi
Production Co
FilmTeknik, Filmzolfo, Filmlance International AB, Upstream Pictures, Exitfilm
Genre
Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
Estonian
Release Date (Streaming)
Jul 1, 2016
Runtime
1h 39m