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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
"Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika" (original title)

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The movie consists of 3 short movies, each about Shurik - a nerdy student.. 1. "Naparnik" ("Partner"). Shurik has a fight in a bus with a bully named Fedya because Fedya didn't want to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksandr Demyanenko ...
Aleksei Smirnov ...
Fedya (segment "Naparnik") / Doubting person at market (segment "Operatsiya 'Y")
Vladimir Basov ...
Policeman (segment "Naparnik")
Emmanuil Geller ...
Another man (segment "Naparnik")
Rina Zelyonaya ...
Shurik's neighbour in the bus (segment "Naparnik")
Viktor Uralskiy ...
Food-giver (segment "Naparnik")
Guseyn Akhundov ...
(segment "Naparnik") (as G. Akhundov)
Mikhail Pugovkin ...
Construction director (segment "Naparnik")
Valentina Berezutskaya ...
(segment "Naparnik")
Natalya Seleznyova ...
Lida (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Svetlana Ageeva ...
(segment "Naparnik")
Vladimir Rautbart ...
(segment "Navazhdeniye")
Viktor Pavlov ...
Dub (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Valeriy Nosik ...
A student (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Georgiy Georgiu ...
(segment "Navazhdeniye")
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The movie consists of 3 short movies, each about Shurik - a nerdy student.. 1. "Naparnik" ("Partner"). Shurik has a fight in a bus with a bully named Fedya because Fedya didn't want to allow a pregnant woman to take his place. Fedya is punished by community work at a construction site, where Shurik also works part-time. Of course, Fedya wants revenge... 2. "Navazhdenie" ("Strange Impression"). It's final exam time. Shurik (like other students) is very busy trying to find material to study. Suddenly he notices necessary material in someone's hands. Shurik follows this person all over the city reading over the shoulder, not even noticing who this person is and where they are going. Next day, after having met a beautiful girl, Shurik constantly has an impression that he's already seen her, visited her apartment etc... 3. "Operatsiya Y" ("Operation Y"). A depository director, trying to cover up embezzlement on his depository, hires 3 crooks to simulate robbery. The plan is to get there at... Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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The original script approved for production on 25 March 1964 had the student named Vladik (Vladislav) Arkov and contained only the first two episodes, later entitled "Companion" and "Obsession". In the first episode, Vladik would 're-educate' a gloomy and ignorant person and in the second, would prepare a loony teen named Ilyusha (Ilya), an only child, for entrance exams required to join an institute. The two episodes were not enough for a feature film. Leonid Gayday had the idea to have Vladik meet the trio of Booby, Coward and Experienced from Bootleggers (1961) and this became the third episode, "Operation "Y"". See more »

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Naive old comedy
18 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This naive old comedy is a landmark of Russian cinema. The humor is mostly Charlie Chaplin style (cake in the face etc.), however many verbal jokes from this comedy have made it into everyday language. There are three novels in this movie: one about a convict doing community service hand by hand with a student with orthogonal morale, another about college students cheating, and the last one about a trio of junks (the famous Russian comedians Nikulin, Vitsin, and Morgunov) staging a burglary to cover the real one.

I would like to invite visitors to see pictures from the movie and watch a detailed trailer at RussArt.com. Those who read Russian can find more materials useful: reviews, actor biographies, articles, etc.

Pictures: http://russart.com/?moviepictures&mid=69 .

Trailer: http://russart.com/?movietrailer&mid=69 .


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