965 SHAPKA MOMOMAKHA (MONOMAKH’S HAT)
1982, 68 min., color
Director: Iskander Khamrayev, screenplay: Margarita Mosyakova, Tamara Likhotal, camera: Lev Kolganov, production designer: Valery Yurkevich, sound: Gennadi Korkhovoy
Cast: Kolya Feofanov, Dasha Malchevskaya, Gabriel Vorobyev, Olya Ozertsovskaya, Natasha Latynskaya, Sofia Pavlova, Lyudmila Chursina, Mikhail Svetin, Olga Volkova
As a result of a misunderstanding, the inconspicuous average eighth-year student Petrov is suddenly pronounced a near-genius in his school... This incident is behind the plot of the picture containing numerous lively particulars of school life.
966 SHUROCHKA (SHUROCHKA)
1982, 98 min., color
Written and directed by: Iosif Heifitz, camera: Dmitry Dolinin, production designer: Vladimir Svetozarov, misic: Oleg Karavaychuk, sound: Igor Vigdorchik
Cast: Yelena Finogeyeva, Andrei Nikolayev, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Konstantin Grigoryev, Stanislav Sadalsky, Nikolai Skorobogatov, Valentin Smirnitsky, Ivan Dmitriyev, Nikolai Ferapontov, Yuri Medvedev, Roman Ilyutkin
A screen version of “The Duel”, a story by Alexander Kuprin.
967 VOLNY VETER (FREE WIND)
1983, 2 parts, 134 min., color
Director: Jan Frid, screenplay: Mikhail Mishin, Jan Frid, camera: Nikolai Stroganov, production designer: Alexei Rudyakov, misic: Isaac Dunayevsky, sound: Gennady Korkhovoy
Cast: Larisa Belogurova, Andrei Kharitonov, Tatyana Dogileva, Alexander Ryshchenkov, Mikhail Vodyanoy, Georgy Shtil, Nikolai Trofimov, Yevgeny Vestnik, Viktoria Gorshenina, Mikhail Svetin
Screen version of musical comedy of the same title by Isaac Dunayevsky.
968 VYSOKAYA PROBA (HIGH HALLMARK)
1983, 3 parts, 204 min., color
Director: Igor Usov, screenplay: Arnold Vitol, camera: Rostislav Davydov, production designer: Igor Vuskovich, misic: Olga Petrova, sound: Grigory Elbert
Cast: Anatoly Kuznetsov, Ada Rogovtseva, Irina Gubanova, Yevgeny Menshov, Tatyana Lavrentyeva, Alexander Samoilov, Valery Zakharyev
Based on Yevgeny Voyevodin’s novel “One’s Own Fault”
969 GORI, GORI YASNO... (SHINE, SHINE BRIGHTLY...)
1983, 2 parts, 143 min., color
Director: Ayan Shakhmaliyeva, screenplay: Oleg Stukalov-Pogodin, camera: Konstantin Ryzhov, production designer: Yevgeny Gukov, misic: Eduard Artemyev, sound: Aliakper Gasan-zade
Cast: Andrei Martynov, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Lidiya Fedoseyeva-Shukshina, Anatoly Romashin, Nikolai Pastukhov, Lev Durov, Mikhail Kononov
Based on the novel of the same title by Alexander Krivonosov.
970 DOLGAYA DOROGA K SEBE (A LONG ROAD TO ONESELF)
1983, 81 min., color, wide screen
Director: Nataliya Troshchenko, screenplay: Yevgeny Gabrilovich, Solomon Rozen, Henrich Marandzhyan, production designer: Rimma Narinyan, misic: Vladislav Uspensky, sound: Yelena Demidova
Cast: Yevgeniya Simonova, Nikolay Karachentsev, Liliya Gritsenko, Tatyana Lavrova, Viktor Yevgrafov, Larisa Malevannaya, Vladimir Letenkov
Indifferent to art husband is tired of his wife’s selflessness devoltion to art. He does not believe in her talent and puts all kinds of obstacles on her way to gaining recognition which at the end ruins their family.
971 DUBLYOR NACHINAYET DEISTVOVAT (UNDERSTUDY STARTS ACTING)
1983, 90 min., color, wide screen
Director: Ernest Yasan, screenplay: Valentin Chernykh, Pyotr Koryakin, Ernest Yasan, camera: Vladimir Burykin, production designer: Yelena Fomina, misic: Vadim Bibergan, sound: Galina Golubeva
Cast: Boris Plotnikov, Mikhail Gluzsky, Igor Gorbachev, Alexander Vdovin, Pyotr Yurchenkov, Alexander Romantsov, Natalya Danilova, Rimma Korostylyova, Olga Volkova, Ivan Krasko, Ludmila Shevel, Varvara Shabalina
As an experiment, a large plant with the permission of a Ministry gives all the leading positions at the plant for one month to young professionals.
972 KAZHDY DESYATY (EVERY TENTH)
1983, 70 min., color, wide screen
Director: Mikhail Ordovsky, screenplay: Yulian Dunsky, Valery Frid, camera: Vladimir Ivanov, production designer: Mikhail Gerasimov, sound: Natalya Levitina
Cast: Raisa Zaitseva, Lev Borisov, Vladimir Yeryomin, Igor Ivanov, Vladimir Osipchuk, Alexander Yatsenkovsky, Nikolay Kuzmin, Nikolai Volkov
Civil War in Siberia. White Army bandits take prisoners a group of Red Army soldiers and sentence every tenth to be shot. But on the eve of the execution the Reds escape from captivity...
973 MAGISTRAL (MAIN LINE)
1983, 93 min., color
Written and directed by: Viktor Tregubovich, camera: Eduard Rozovsky, production designer: Alexei Rudyakov, misic: Alexei Rybnikov, sound: Nataliya Levitina
Cast: Kirill Lavrov, Vsevolod Kuznetsov, Marina Tregubovich, Pavel Semenikhin, Ludmila Gurchenko, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Igor Dmitriyev, Ivan Agafonov, Sergei Prokhanov, Mikhail Pogorzhelsky, Boris Sokolov, Yuri Demich, Vladimir Menshov, Fyodor Odinokov
Traffic capacity of a railway main line is lower than required which results in an accident: a passenger train crashes into a freight train killing locomotive driver’s assistant. Authors of the film attempt to reveal circumstances that led to the accident.
974 MAGIYA CHERNAYA I BELAYA (BLACK AND WHITE MAGIC)
1983, 76 min., color, wide screen
Director: Naum Birman, screenplay: Valery Priyomykhov, camera: Genrich Marandzhyan, production designer: Vsevolod Ulitko, misic: Alexander Zhurbin, sound: Igor Vigdorchik
Cast: Pavel Plisov, Anton Granat, Margarita Ivanova, Alexander Lenkov, Marianna Kazennaya, Denis Levin, Sasha Sukhanov, Natasha Popova, Andrei Puzanov, Nikolay Volkov, Jr
Two chums- schoolboys Seva and Vitya- are liers, always full of mischief. Nobody could manage them until one day a new girl, Elya Sabonite, comes to their school…
975 MESTO DEISTVIYA (SCENE OF ACTION)
1983, 2 parts, 141 min., color
Director: Anatoly Granik, screenplay: Rudolf Tyurin, camera: Viktor Karasyov, production designer: Valery Yurkevich, misic: Nadezhda Simonyan, sound: Irina Chernyakhovskaya
Cast: Alexander Parra, Yelena Shanina, Viktor Mikhailov, Alexander Kuzin, Sergei Parshin, Ernst Romanov, Ivan Krasko, Igor Yefimov, Alexander Demyanenko
Based on Alexander Prokhanov’s novel of the same title.
976 NA BEREGAKH PLENITELNYKH NEVY (ON THE CHARMING BANKS OF THE NEVA RIVER)
1983, 69 min., color
Director: Ilya Averbakh, screenplay: Yelena Ignatova, Ilya Averbakh, Semyon Aranovich, camera: Vladimir Dyakonov, production designer: Vladimir Svetozarov, misic: Viktor Kisin, sound: Asya Zvereva, voice over: Alexander Demyanenko
Topical poetic film on Leningrad- part of Italian TV serial “Cultural Capitals of Europe”.
977 NEBYVALSHCHINA (COCK-AND-BULL STORY)
1983, 82 min., color
Written and directed by: Sergei Ovcharov, camera: Valery Fedosov, production designer: Viktor Amelchenkov, misic: I. Matsiyevsky, sound: Eleonora Kazanskaya, Boris Andreyev
Cast: Alexander Kuznetsov, Alexei Buldakov, Sergei Bekhterev, Igor Ivanov, Nina Usatova, Margarita Matveyeva, Vyacheslav Polunin, Nikolai Terentyev, Valery Zakharyev
Loosely based on Vsevolod Shishkov’s short story “Divers” and also on Russian legends, songs, tales and folk verse.
Characters of the film are traditional personages of folk epos: a peasant, an iron-smith, a soldier. The film tells about their adventures — on earth, below ground and in the skies.
978 OBRYV (THE PRECIPICE)
1983, 2 parts, 144 min., color
Written and directed by: Vladimir Vengerov, camera: Anatoly Zabolotsky, production designer: Marina Azizyan, misic: Isaac Shwarz, sound: Konstantin Lashkov
Cast: Georgy Antonov, Yelena Finogeyeva, Nikolai Kochegarov, Rimma Markova, Marina Rostotskaya, Yelena Solovey, Vitaly Shapovalov, Nikolai Ivanov, Tamara Lebedeva, Oleg Korchikov, Alla Tekshina, Oleg Shtefanko, Stepan Krylov
Based on Ivan Goncharov’s novel of the same title.
979 OBYEZDCHIK (A MOUNTED WARDEN)
1983, 31 min., color, “Mosfilm”, “Lenfilm”
Director: Alexander Bibartsev, screenplay: Mikhail Varfolomeyev, camera: Anatoly Lapshov, production designer: Vladimir Bannykh, misic: Marat Kamilov, sound: Leonid Gavrichenko
Cast: Alexander Karin, Olga Ponomarenko, Alexei Zaitsev, Tamara Fursova, Sergei Vinokurov
Loosely based on a short story by Yevgeny Nosov.
Ignat returns to his native village after the victorious war. It would seem everything turns out well in his life — he has a beautiful wife and a job he likes... The problem is that his heart is hardened by the war..
980 PATSANY (BOYS)
1983, 97 min., color
Director: Dinara Asanova, screenplay: Yuri Klepikov, camera: Yuri Veksler, production designers: Natalya Vasilyeva, Vladimir Svetozarov, misic: Viktor Kisin, sound: Aliakper Gasan-zade, songs by Vitaly Krinitsky, song lyrics by:Viktor Bolshakov
Cast: Valery Priyemykhov, Andrei Zykov, Sergei Naumov, Olga Mashnaya, Yekaterina Vasilyeva, Zinovy Gerdt, Marina Levtova, Yevgeny Nikitin, Alexei Poluyan, Vladimir Gusev, Viktor Mikheyev, Yuri Moroz
Antonov, the director of a summer sports/labour camp gathered in his camp problem teenagers, many of whom have a criminal record. He faces a different task – to become a friend and a tutor to these boys.
The film was awarded the Participant Diploma of the International Film Festival in Moscow (1983) and the State Premium of the USSR (1985).
981 PLYVI, KORABLIK …(GO, LITTLE BOAT)
1983, 73 min., color
Director: Grigory Aronov, screenplay: Sergei Alexandrovich, Grigory Aronov, camera: Viktor Karasyov, production designer: Valery Yurkevich, Gennady Savelyev, misic: Igor Tsvetkov, sound: Garry Belenky
Cast: Stefania Stanyuta, Pavlik Shagin, Tatyana Ivanova, Alexander Sokolov, Oleg Belov, Olga Ageyeva
For many years an elderly woman, who lost her husband and her son during the war, has been living alone, retreating into the shell of her grief. All of a sudden her isolated world is disturbed by unceremonious intrusion.
982 PRIKLYUCHENIYA SHERLOKA HOLMSA I DOKTORA VATSONA. SOKROVISHCHA AGRY. (ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DOCTOR WATSON. THE TREASURES OF AGRA).
1983, 2 parts, 151 min., color
Written and directed by: Igor Maslennikov, camera: Yuri Veksler, production designer: Bella Manevich, misic: Vladimir Dashkevich, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Vasily Livanov, Vitaly Solomin, Rina Zelionaya, Borislav Brondukov, Yekaterina Zinchenko, Viktor Proskurin, Sergei Shakurov, Pavel Kadochnikov
Based on short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
983 SKOROST (SPEED)
1983, 93 min., color, wide screen, wide format
Director: Dmitry Svetozarov, screenplay: Maria Zvereva, camera: Sergei Astakhov, production designer: Yuri Pugach, misic: Andrei Makarevich, Alexander Kutikov, Alexander Zaitsev, sound: Leonid Shumyacher, Leonid Gavrichenko
Cast: Alexei Batalov, Dmitry Kharatyan, Marle Talvik, Vsevolod Shilovsky, Angelina Stepanova, Baadur Tsuladze
A sensation took place on car races — the races were won by an unknown amateur driver Grigory Yakovlev who managed to leave behind noted race drivers on the automobile that he had designed and constructed himself.
He is invited to work in an experimental lab of a design office...
984 SRED BYELA DNYA (IN BROAD DAYLIGHT)
1983, 91 min., color, wide screen
Director: Valery Guryanov, screenplay: Arkady Vaksberg, Albina Shulgina, camera: Valery Mironov, production designer: Semyon Malkin, misic: Nikolai Martynov, sound: Vladimir Yakovlev
Cast: Lyubov Virolainen, Valery Zolotukhin, Andrei Tolybeyev, Viktor Shulgin, Svetlana Nemolayeva, Valentina Kovel, Valery Sergeyev, Yelena Alekseyeva, Yuri Platonov, Yelena Kuznetsova, Igor Smirnov, Pyotr Yurchenkov
Based on feature story by Arkady Vaksberg
Worker Mukhin, defending his wife and child killed the hooligans’ gang leader. During the trial the Prosecutor withdrew the charges, however the court sentenced Mukhin to prison term of seven years.
The Prosecutor insists on a not guilty award…
985 TORPEDONOSTSY (TORPEDO BOMBERS)
1983, 96 min., color
Director: Semyon Aranovich, screenplay: Svetlana Karmalita, camera: Vladimir Ilyin, production designer: Isaac Kaplan, misic: Alexander Knaifel, sound: Galina Lukina
Cast: Rodion Nakhapetov, Alexei Zharkov, Andrei Boltnev, Stanislav Sadalsky, Tatyana Kravchenko, Vera Glagoleva, Nadezhda Lukashevich, Vsevolod Shilovsky, Sergei Bekhterev, Alexander Filippenko, Yuri Kuznetsov, Eduard Volodarsky
Loosely based on short war stories by Yuri German.
1944. A marine air force regiment is stationed at a small garrison. This garrison is both — the front and the rear. Pilots live here with their families. They give parties and go to concerts. And, at the same time, any operational flight can turn out to be the last in their lives.
The film was awarded the Participant Diploma of the International Film Festival in Berlin (1985) and the State Premium of the USSR (1986).
986 TREBUYUTSA MUZHCHINY (MEN ARE REQUIRED)
1983, 81 min., color, wide screen
Director: Valery Rodchenko, screenplay: Valery Popov, camera: Nikolai Stroganov, production designer: Boris Burmistrov, misic: Alexander Knaifel, sound: Leonid Gavrichenko
Cast: Algirdas Latenas, Ivan Gavrilyuk, Yuri Dubrovin, Valery Zakharyev, Bekzot Khamrayev, Galina Shepetnova, Yevgeny Kindinov, Yuri Kuznetsov, Yuri Stroganov, Yuri Goncharov, Artyom Ivanov, Yuri Gusev, Nadezhda Shumilova
A new worker, Alexei Veryaskin, joins the team of carpenters. The story is centered around the conflict of two strong personalities: Alexei and the foreman. During the strenuous days at the construction site the two men come to realise that for the sake of their work they are capable and have to waive a lot of things.
987 UNIKUM (UNIQUE)
1983, 90 min., color
Director: Vitaly Melnikov, screenplay: Alexander Zhitinsky, Vitaly Melnikov, camera: Konstantin Ryzhov, production designer: Bella Manevich, misic: Viktor Kisin, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Vasily Bochkarev, Yevgeniya Glushenko, Olya Starostina, Tatyana Plotnikova, Stanislav Sadalsky, Galina Volchek, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Mikhail Kozakov, Yevgeny Leonov, Yuri Bogatyryov, Baadur Tsuladze, Zinaida Sharko
Based on Alexander Zhitinsky’s novel “You See Me In Your Dreams”.
Kostya Shaposhnikov, an ordinary computer engineer at a research institute, discovers in himself a unique telepathic ability: he can transmit his dreams to other people. People working at the institute immediately found application to this phenomenon.
988 EKHO DALNEGO VZRYVA (ECHO OF A FAR-AWAY BLAST)
1983, 73 min., color, wide screen
Director: Valentin Morozov, screenplay: Alexander Kurgatnikov, camera: Vladimir Ilyin, production designer: Marksen Gaukhman-Sverdlov, misic: Alexander Mnatsakanyan, sound: Leonid Shumyacher
Cast: Kirill Lavrov, Andrei Tolubeyev, Lubov Virolainen, Yuri Demich, Vatslav Dvorzhetsky, Ivan Krasko, Alexander Demyanenko, Ernst Romanov, Galina Nikulina, Alexander Mikhailichenko, Larisa Leonova, Yelena Antonova
Damage of gas pipe line caused an explosion, people were killed in the accident.
Investigation of the accident revelas errors committed on the design stage. However, none of eight engineers who designed the project considers himself guilty.
989 YA TEBYA NIKOGDA NE ZABUDU (I SHALL NEVER FORGET YOU)
1983, 86 min., color, wide screen
Written and directed by: Pavel Kadochnikov, camera: Alexander Chirov, production designer: Alexei Fedotov, misic: Vladislav Kladnitsky, sound: Yevgeny Nesterov
Cast: Irina Malysheva, Yevgeny Karelskikh, Viktor Shulgin, Lubov Sokolova, Gennady Nilov, Yelena Drapeko, Anatoly Rudakov, Ludmila Kupina, Vladimir Tatosov, Tatyana Ivanova, Lubov Malinovskaya
Fyodor and Polina met at front, the girl had practically saved the wounded soldier.
Their meeting. Love. Parting.
Fyodor goes to the front again. He is taken prisoner and is regarded to be missing.
When the war ends he returns home and finds out that Polina was looking for him, that she had visited his parents’ house together with her daughter.
990 APLODISMENMTY, APLODISMENTY… (APPLAUSE, APPLAUSE…)
1984, 77 min., color
Director: Viktor Buturlin, screenplay: Viktor Merezhko, camera: Vladimir Vasilyev, production designer: Alexei Rudyakov, misic: Alexander Morozov, sound: Leonid Gavrichenko
Cast: Lyudmila Gurchenko, Oleg Tabakov, Olga Volkova, Alexander Filippenko, Tatyana Parkina, Karina Moritz, Alexander Shirvindt
A variety show actress gets hold of a screenplay about dramatic life of a woman who was fighting at war and about her love story. Lera is absolutely sure that she can play this part. But it is not easy for her to convince the film director...
991 BEZ SEMYI (WITHOUT FAMILY)
1984, 2 parts, 163 min., color
Director: Vladimir Bortko, screenplay: Nataliya Bortko, camera: Eduard Rozovsky, production designer: Rimma Narinyan, misic: Vladimir Dashkevich, sound: Nataaliya Avanesova
Cast: Sasha Vasilyev, Jan Khviler, Yelena Solovey, Eugenia Pleshkite, Yustina Shervinskaite, Zinovy Gerdt, Yuri Gorobets, Tamara Urzhumova
Losely based on Hector Malot’s novel of the same title.
The story is set in the 19th century. Little Remi is wandering around many places looking for the family he lost... and finally he finds his relatives.
992 BLONDINKA ZA UGLOM (A BLOND ROUND THE CORNER)
1984, 83 min., color, wide screen
Director: Vladimir Bortko, screenplay: Alexander Chervinsky, camera: Ivan Bagayev, Valentin Komarov, production designer: Vladimir Svetozarov, misic: Isaac Shwarz, sound: Nataliya Avanesova
Cast: Tatyana Dogileva, Andrei Mironov, Mark Prudkin, Yevgeniya Khanayeva, Yelena Solovey, Anatoly Slivnikov, Baadur Tsuladze, Pavel Kadochnikov, Anatoly Ravikovich, Alexei Zharkov, Sergei Bekhterev
A former astrophysicist takes the job of a labourer in a supermarket and falls in love with a shop assistant from the vegetable department — a practical and cheerful girl. He decides to marry her and does his best to make her life different, but finally... escapes right from his own wedding.
993 BUKET MIMOZY I DRUGIYE TSVETY (BOUQUET OF MIMOSA AND OTHER FLOWERS)
1984, 73 min., color
Director: Mikhail Nikitin, screenplay: Nataliya Ryazantseva, camera: Sergei Astakhov, production designer: Viktor Amelchenkov, misic: Igor Tsvetkov, sound: Galina Lukina
Cast: Lidiya Fedoseyeva-Shukshina, Andrei Petrov, Andrei Sergeyev, Sergei Bekhterev, Larisa Luppian, Svetlana Smirnova, Elizaveta Nikishchikhina, Maya Lagutina, Seryozha Boyarsky
Sooner or later every working person has to face a difficult moment — his retirement. And if the person is the chief of department of a large plant the moment is particularly difficult.
994 VOSEM DNEI NADEZHDY (EIGHT DAYS OF HOPE)
1984, 75 min., color
Director: Alexander Muratov, screenplay: Eduard Volodarsky, camera: Boris Liznev, production designer: Boris Burmistrov, misic: Alexander Mikhailov, sound: Irina Chernyakhovskaya
Cast: Valentin Gaft, Vadim Yakovlev, Nikolai Karachentsov, Dmitry Kharatyan, Alexei Buldakov, Nikolai Fedortsov, Nikolai Sektimenko, Pyotr Yurchenkov, Igor Dobryakov, Viktor Terekhov, Valentin Bukin, Ivan Krasko, Igor Yasulovich
A tragedy happens in a coal mine — as a result of a landslide several miners got trapped in a coal face...
995 ZHIL-BYL DOKTOR (ONCE UPON A TIME THERE LIVED A DOCTOR)
1984, 86 min., color, wide screen
Director: Vyacheslav Sorokin, screenplay: Dmitry Pritula, Edgar Dubrovsky, camera: Yuri Vorontsov, production designer: Vladimir Bannykh, misic: Alexander Mnatsakanyan, sound: Leonid Shumyacher
Cast: Alexander Tkachenok, Tamara Lebedeva, Tatyana Rasskazova, Sergei Koshonin, Tatyana Kulish, Tatyana Baltushevich, Nikolay Berezin, Yuri Nazarov
The story is centered around life of a village doctor, his everyday cares, problems, his responsibility for people who sometimes is their only hope for salvation.
996 ZAVESHCHANIYE PROFESSORA DOUELYA (LAST WILL OF PROFESSOR DOUEL)
1984, 91 min., color
Director: Leonid Menaker, screenplay: Leonid Menaker, Igor Vinogradsky, camera: Vladimir Kovzel, production designer: Yuri Pugach, misic: Sergei Banevich, sound: Oksana Strugina
Cast: Olgerd Kroders, Igor Vasilyev, Valentina Titova, Natalya Saiko, Alexei Bobrov, Nikolai Lavrov, Alexander Porokhovshchikov, Ernst Romanov, Boris Tsymba
Based on science fiction novel “The Head of Professor Douel” by Alexander Belyayev.
997 I VOT PRISHEL BUMBO... (AND HERE COMES BUMBO...)
1984, 78 min., color, wide screen, wide format
Director: Nadezhda Kosheverova, screenplay: Yuri Dunsky, Valery Frid, camera: Eduard Rozovsky, production designer: Marina Azizyan, misic: Mikhail Vainberg, sound: Betty Livshits, Semyon Shumyacher
Cast: Oleg Basilashvili, Valery Zolotukhin, Tatyana Peltser, Svetlana Nemolyayeva, Zinovy Gerdt, Alexander Pankratov-Chorny, Sergei Filippov, Natasha Shinakova, Sergei Parshin, Georgy Shtil, Svetlana Karpinskaya, Olga Volkova
Based on short stories by Alexander Kuprin
998 KOLYE SHARLOTTY (CHARLOTTE’S NECKLACE)
1984, 3 parts, 209 min., color
Director: Yevgeny Tatarsky, screenplay: Arthur Makarov, Anatoly Romov, camera: Yuri Veksler, production designer: Isaac Kaplan, misic: Alexander Zhurbin, sound: Igor Vigdorchik
Cast: Kirill Lavrov, Vadim Ledogorov, Yuri Kuznetsov, Yelena Solovey, Igor Yankovsky, Valentina Volkova, Yevgeny Kindinov, Vladimir Soshalsky, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Lev Prygunov, Sergei Vinogradov, Marina Belkina
Based on Anatoly Romanov’s story “Customs Examination”.
Investigation of a murder which at first looked like an ordinary crime put police on the trail of a criminal group illicitly conveying jewels abroad — and this case falls under the jurisdiction of the KGB.
999 MAKAR-SLEDOPYT (MAKAR — THE PATHFINDER)
1984, 3 parts, 202 min., color
Director: Nikolay Kovalsky, screenplay: Anatoly Kozak, camera: Alexander Chechulin, production designer: Valery Yurkevich, misic: Viktor Lebedev, sound: Galina Gorbonosova
Cast: Maksim Minin, Sergei Savateyev, Angelina Polyanchukova, Alexander Lenkov, Andrei Rostotsky, Ivan Krasko, Vladimir Etush, Oleg Borisov
Based on Leonid Ostroumov’s novel of the same title.
Young 10 — 12-year old characters of the film take active part in the events of the Civil War and go through all kinds of fascinating adventures.
1000 MILY, DOROGOY, LYUBIMY, YEDINSTVENNY... (DEAR, BELOVED, THE ONE AND ONLY...)
1984, 69 min., color
Director: Dinara Asanova, screenplay: Valery Priyomykhov, camera: Vladimir Ilyin, production designer: Natalya Vasilyeva, misic: Viktor Kisin, sound: Aliakper Gasan-zade
Cast: Olga Mashnaya, Valery Priyomykhov, Lembit Ulfsak, Lora Umarova, Nikolai Lavrov, Alexander Demyanenko
Nineteen-year old Anna kidnaps a child to pass it for her own and thus to win back the lover who has grown cold to her. Callousness and egoism of the young girl nearly results in a tragedy.
1001 MOI DRUG IVAN LAPSHIN (MY FRIEND IVAN LAPSHIN)
1984, 101 min., color
Director: Alexei German, screenplay: Eduard Volodarsky, camera: Valery Fedosov, production designer: Yuri Pugach, misic: Arkady Gagulashvili, sound: Nikolai Astakhov
Cast: Andrei Boltnev, Nina Ruslanova, Andrei Mironov, Alexei Zharkov, Alexander Filippenko, Anatoly Slivnikov, Zinaida Adamovich, Yuri Kuznetsov, Valery Filonov, Andrei Dudarenko, Semyon Farada, Nina Usatova
Loosely based on short stories by Yuri German.
Ivan Lapshin is the chief of the police criminal investigation department in a small town of Uchansk. A man of few words, he does what he has to and does it extremely well. May be, he is a bit too tough, but he is never indifferent to people. He has friends and there is a woman he loves...
The film was awarded the “Bronze Leopard” – the Grand Prix of the International Film Festival in Locarno (1986) and the Vasilyev Brothers’ State Premium of the RSFSR (1986).
The film was honored the FIPRESSI Premium at the International Film Festival in Locarno (1986).
1002 OGNI (LIGHTS)
1984, 88 min., color
Director: Solomon Shuster, screenplay: Alexander Chervinsky, camera: Dmitry Dolinin, production designer: Georgy Kropachev, misic: Boris Tishchenko, sound: Boris Andreyev
Cast: Yevgeny Leonov-Gladyshev, Tatyana Dogileva, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Georgy Burkov, Oleg Korchikov, Vladimir Osipchuk, Viktor Novikov, Yuri Polonsky, Alexei Pankov
Loosely based on short stories by Anton Chekhov.
A St. Petersburg engineer Nikolai Ananyev comes for a few days to the town where he lived in his youth and meets Kisochka, the girl he was passionately in love with. She has married a wealthy banker but it looks like she is unhappy. She meets Ananyev and is prepared to go away with him... But she is not destined to do this.
1003 OLGA I KONSTANTIN (OLGA AND CONSTANTINE)
1984, 67 min., color, wide screen
Director: Yevgeny Mezentsev, screenplay: Arthur Makarov, camera: Eduard Rozovsky, production designer: Larisa Shilova, misic: Isaac Shwarz, sound: Aliakper Gasan-zade
Cast: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Mikhail Gluzsky, Nina Usatova, Olga Volkova, Nina Semyonova, Andrei Dudarenko, Kostya Bashkatov, Boris Arakelov, Anatoly Rudakov, Viktor Smirnov, Vladimir Yuryev
Jovial and communicative driver Konstantin Goguadze was going from Siberia to Georgia. On a small railway station he saw a woman, got out of carriage, stayed on the platform — and soon got invitation from Olga to come and visit her.
1004 PERIKOLA (LA PERIKOLE)
1984, 83 min., color
Written and directed by: Alexander Belinsky, camera: Genrich Marandzhyan, production designer: Igor Vuskovich, Rimma Narinyan, sound: Grigory Elbert
Cast: Galina Belyayeva, Alexander Blok, Yevgeny Yevstigneyev, Spartak Mishulin, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Gali Abaidulov, Inna Ulyanova, Nikolay Parkhomenko, Ivan Solovyev, Liliya Yevstigneyeva, Sergei Filippov
Based on Jacques Offenbach’s opera-buff of the same title.
1005 PODSLUSHANNY RAZGOVOR (OVERHEAD CONVERSATION)
1984, 77 min., color
Written and directed by: Sergei Potepalov, camera: Konstantin Ryzhov, production designer: Yevgeny Gukov, misic: Oleg Kutsenko, sound: Nikolai Astakhov
Cast: Giya Dumbadze, Alexei Poluyan, Olga Agapova, Dmitri Sukhariov, Olga Ozeretskovskaya, Olga Volkova, Alena Ionicheva, Alexander Tyaglo, Larisa Solovyeva, Alexander Alexandrov
Andrei kept apart from his school fellows. He considered himself to be an independent person and his friends were not numerous. But one day his imaginary independence failed — he believed the slander and behaved in a manner unworthy of a man…
1006 PREFERANS PO PYATNITSAM (CARD GAME ON FRIDAYS)
1984, 92 min., color, wide screen
Director: Igor Sheshukov, screenplay: Edgar Dubrovsky, camera: Ivan Bagayev, production designer: Yevgeny Gukov, misic: Vadim Bibergan, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Alexander Smirnov, Yekaterina Vasilyeva, Kirill Lavrov, Vera Glagoleva, Yuri Gorobets, Ludmila Arinina, Alexei Mironov, Vladimir Yeremin, Alexander Pashutin, Marina Yurasova, Alexander Susnin
Death of his father came as a shock to Alexei Shaposhnikov: a man who was far from being old and was full of life suddenly died of a heart failure. Alexei decides to make some investigation and finds out that father and his friends are paramount partners not only in card game they used to play every Fridaty but also are his partners in illegal trade operations...
1007 PROKHINDIADA ILI BEG NA MESTE (TALE OF A SMART FELLOW OR RINNING ON THE SPOT)
1984, 89 min., color
Director: Viktor Tregubovich, screenplay: Anatoly Grebnev, camera: Valery Mulgaut, production designer: Vladimir Kostin, misic: Alexei Rybnikov, sound: Natalya Levitina
Cast: Alexander Kalyagin, Ludmila Gurchenko, Tatyana Dogileva, Irina Dymchenko, Viktor Zozulin, Igor Gorbachev, Vladimir Soshalsky, Yuri Kuznetsov, Nikolai Ispolatov, Igor Nefedov, Valentin Smirnitsky, Valentina Kovel
San Sanych Lyubomudrov, a charming swindler, never says “no” to “important” people. A lot of people find him indispensable and he does his best to be useful to people.
1008 REBYACHY PATRUL (CHILDREN’S PATROL)
1984, 69 min., color
Director: Leonid Makarychev, screenplay: Arkady Krasilshchikov, Igor Shevtsov, camera: Nikolai Pokoptsev, production designer: Alexei Fedotov, misic: Vladislav Kladnitsky, sound: Oksana Strugina
Cast: Pasha Plisov, Grisha Shchegal, Zhenya Popov, Dima Kravtsovich, Katya Romanova, Sasha Makarycheva, Leonid Nevedomsky, Natalya Dmitriyeva, Ernst Romanov, Vladimir Nosik, Vera Titova
Loosely based on short stories by Yuri Tretyakov
Children living in a village organise their own patrol service to fight poaches fishing in local lakes.
1009 TRI PROTSENTA RISKA (THREE PER CENT OF RISK)
1984, 68 min., color
Written and directed by: Vladimir Shredel, Yegor Gorashchenko, camera: Oleg Kukhovarenko, production designer: Mikhail Shcheglov, misic: Veniamin Basner, sound: Vladimir Yakovlev
Cast: Kirill Lavrov, Pavel Kadochnikov, Ivan Bortnik, Alexender Demyanenko, Valery Zolotukhin, Irina Reznikova, Georgy Drozd, Yuri Dedovuch, Vladimir Nekrasov, Arkady Shalolashvili, Tatyana Vasilyeva, Gelena Ivlieva
Based on literary works by Mark Gallai
A pilot testing a new fighter gets into an accident, crashes the plane and goes out of operation. The command commits Yevgeny Fetisov to conduct ten remaining flights, declining his application for leave.
1010 CHELYUSKINTSY (CHELYUSKINTSY)
1984, 2 parts, 135 min., color
Director: Mikhail Yershov, screenplay: Oscar Kurganov, camera: Nikolay Zhilin, production designer: Mikhail Ivanov, misic: Oleg Khromushin, sound: Irina Volkova
Cast: Yevgeny Gvozdev, Oleg Belonuchkin, Alexander Lazarev, Pyotr Velyaminov, Igor Komarov, Valery Kravchenko, Yevgeny Leonov-Gladyshev, Semyon Morozov, Yurti Lazarev, Vladimir Osipchuk, Georgy Teikh, Alexander Alekseyev, Gennady Chernayev, Valery Doronin
In February 1933 in the Chukotsky Sea the S.S. “Chelyuskin” was crashed by ice and sank. The ship crew and participants of the polar research expedition landed on an ice float waiting to be rescued. However, the rescue party was able to come only two months later.
1011 CHUZHAYA ZHENA I MUZH POD KROVATYU (SOMEBODY ELSE’S WIFE AND A HUSBAND UNDER THE BED)
1984, 67 min., color
Director: Vitaly Melnikov, screenplay: Vladimir Valutsky, camera: Yuri Veksler, production designer: Isaac Kaplan, misic: Timur Kogan, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Oleg Tabakov, Oleg Yefremov, Marina Neyelova, Nikolay Burlyaev, Stanislav Sadalsky, Marina Shimanskaya, Yuri Bogatyrev
Loosely based on early short stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1012 VIYTI ZAMUZH ZA KAPITANA (TO MARRY A CAPTAIN)
1985, 90 min., color
Director: Vitaly Melnikov, screenplay: Valentin Chernykh, camera: Boris Liznyev, production designer: Bella Manevich, misic: Isaak Schwarts, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Vera Glagoleva, Viktor Proskurin, Vera Vasilyeva, Nikolai Rybnikov, Yuri Demich, Tatyana Rudina, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Fyodor Odinokov
A border guard officer, Alexander Blinov, goes on vacation. As a favor to his regiment major, he delivers a parcel to his friend, Elena Zhuravlyova, a freelance reporter working for the local TV company. Due to circumstances Blinov must accompany Elena on her assignments. At the same time, he attempts to “improve” the young woman since she is a bit too careless…
1013 GRYADUSHCHEMU VEKU (FOR THE DAYS TO COME)
1985, 5 parts., 349 min., color
Director: Iskander Khamrayev, screenplay: Georgy Markov, Eduard Shim, camera: Lev Kolganov, production designer Marksen Gaukhman-Sverdlov, misic: Eduard Artemyev, sound: Gennady Korkhovoy
Cast: Yuozas Kiselyus, Yelena Proklova, Grazhina Baikshite, Otar Koberidze, Vsevolod Shilovsky, Donatas Banionis, Ivan Krasko
Based on a novel by Georgy Markov.
The last part of the trilogy on several generations of the Strogovs. (The first two films were “The Strogovs” and “The Salt of the Earth”). Set in mid 1980s the film narrates the story of Maxim Strogov — the secretary of a regional party committee in the Urals, who was promoted to this high post during perestroika.
1014 ZIMNYAYA VISHNYA (THE WINTER CHERRY)
1985, 91 min., color
Director: Igor Maslennikov, screenplay: Vladimir Valutsky, camera: Yury Veksler, production designer Bella Manevich, misic: Vladimir Dashkevich, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Yelena Safonova, Nina Ruslanova, Larisa Udovichenko, Vitaly Solomin, Alexander Lenkov, Ivar Kalnynsh, Sergei Parshin, Alla Osipenko
Olga lives alone with her five year old son, and cherishes the hope that she will be happy with Vadim, the man she loves. But he is married and their rare hasty meetings leave Olga with bitter feelings of resentment. One day, a real prince charming, Herbert, appears in Olga's life. He is intelligent, handsome and well-off. Only when he offers her marriage, doesVadim realize what he is loosing, but…
1015 VOSKRESNY PAPA (DADDY FOR SUNDAYS)
1985, 85 min., color
Director: Naum Birman, screenplay: Edward Akopov, camera: Henrich Marandzhyan, production designer: Vsevolod Ulitko, misic: Veniamin Basner, sound: Galina Gorbonosova
Cast: Dima Grankin, Yuri Duvanov, Tamara Akulova, Galina Polskikh, Boris Shcherbakov, Viktor Shulgin, Nina Urgant, Vera Glagoleva, Anya Nakhapetova, Mikhail Kokshenov
One day a week, on Sundays, the six year old Alyosha meets his daddy. Half a year ago, his parents, Dima and Masha, were separated. On this 'daddy's' day Alyosha tries all sorts of tricks aimed at bringing his mommy and daddy together again.