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3 January 1962 (Soviet Union) See more »
People living in a seaside town are frightened by reports about an unknown creature in the ocean. Nobody knows what it is... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Vladimir Korenev ... Ichtyandr Salvator
Anastasiya Vertinskaya ... Gutiere Baltazar
Mikhail Kozakov ... Pedro Zurita
Anatoliy Smiranin ... Old Baltazar

Nikolai Simonov ... Prof. Salvator
Vladlen Davydov ... Olsen, the reporter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
A. Antonyan
Sergey Boyarskiy ... Guard
Anatoliy Ivanov
Valeri Kudryashov
Nikolay Kuzmin (as N. Kuzmin)
Mikhail Medvedev
Yuri Medvedev ... Street vendor of fish
Anna Nikritina (as A. Nikritina)
A. Orlik
Tito Romalio ... Boy with newspapers
A. Shaginyan
Georgi Tusuzov
Aleksandr Zakharov (as A. Zakharov)

Directed by
Vladimir Chebotaryov 
Gennadiy Kazanskiy 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Aleksandr Belyaev  novel
Akiba Golburt  writer
Aleksei Kapler  writer
Aleksandr Ksenofontov  writer

Original Music by
Andrei Petrov 
Cinematography by
Eduard Rozovsky 
Film Editing by
Lyudmila Obrazumova  (as L. Obrazumova)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Chelovek-Amfibiya" - Soviet Union (original title)
"The Amphibian Man" - USA (TV title)
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96 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Gutiere Baltazar:[laughing] This must be love at first sight!
Ichtyandr Salvator:[simply] Is there any other kind of love?
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Referenced in "Na vode: Milej kluk (#1.2)" (2016)See more »
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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
One of the best, 23 June 1999
Author: jamiem from Atlanta, GA

I also saw this movie as a kid on late night TV. I never forgot it and would love to see it on DVD. I think it was the first time I fell in love. The leading man/fish is one of the most beautiful and sweet characters I had ever seen.

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