As always on Saturday we continue our tradition to publish the best Russian movies for weekend. Today our choice is Dzhentelmeni udachi (Gentlemen of Fortune) – an old Russian comedy made in 1972. They also call it an unlyrical comedy.
How does mild-mannered gentlemen become a rotten crooked criminal to help the police find the precious golden helmet of Alexander the Great…
Watch the video and find out!
More great information about this movie from Russia Today follow this LINK.
================ The crew: Director: Aleksandr Seryj Writers:Georgi Daneliya (writer), Viktoriya Tokareva (writer) Music: Gtnnadi Gladkov
The brilliant cast: Evgeni Leonov as Troshkin / Dotsent / Professor Georgiy Vitsin as Khmyr / Sad Sack Radner Muratov as Vasily Alibabayevich / Ali-Baba Saveli Kramarov as Fedya Yermakov / Cross Eyes Natalya Fateyeva as Lyudmila, archeologist’s daughter Erast Garin as Nikolai Grigorevich Maltsev, archeologist Nikolay Olyalin as Colonel Verchenko (as N. Olyalin) Anatoli Papanov as Chess Player in Hotel Pavel Shpringfeld as Cloakroom attendant Lyubov Sokolova as Kindergarten Principal
Oleg Vidov as Lieutenant Vladimir Slavin Aleksei Vanin as The old thief Natalya Vorobyova as Elena Zoya Vasilkova as Dvornichikha Galina Mikeladze as G. Mikeladze
This weekend we are watching one more real classical movie on Russian Video from Russia. One more Soviet film what won a lot of International Festival’s awards. Autumn Marathon (Russian: Осенний марафон) what was made in 1979 by outstanding soviet movie director Georgi Daneliya, famous creator soviet sad comedies from Gergia.
“Autumn Marathon” is a winner of 1979 Venice Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival and 1980 Berlin Film Festival awards in the best director and best actor categories.
==================== Crew: Directed by Georgy DANELIA Screenplay by Alexander VOLODIN Director of Photography Sergei VRONSKY Production Designers Levan SHENGELIA, Eleanor NEMCHEK Music by Andrey PETROV