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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 casting started on 1 June 1964. Searching for the protagonist proved to be the most difficult. Leonid Gayday looked for someone like himself and over 100 actors auditioned, including Oleg Vidov, Vsevolod Abdulov, Vitali Solomin, Yevgeny Petrosyan, Sergey Nikonenko, Evgeniy Zharikov, Gennadi Korolkov, Ivan Bortnik, Valeriy Nosik, Aleksandr Zbruev and Andrey Mironov was in talks. The art committee recommended Valeri Nosik although Leonid Gayday himself had doubts. After incidentally seeing a picture of Aleksandr Demyanenko, Gaidai left for Leningrad on 11 July for personal talks that proved to be successful. Demyanenko later said, "I realized the film was bound to be a success as soon as I read the script of 'Operatsiya Y'. No films like that were made in the USSR at the time." 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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