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Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika (1965)

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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Vladimir Basov ...
Policeman (segment "Naparnik")
Emmanuil Geller ...
Passenger With Umbrella (segment "Naparnik")
Rina Zelyonaya ...
Bus Passenger (segment "Naparnik")
Viktor Uralskiy ...
Cook (segment "Naparnik")
Guseyn Akhundov ...
Bus Passenger (segment "Naparnik") (as G. Akhundov)
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Bus Passenger (segment "Naparnik")
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Vladimir Rautbart ...
Professor (segment "Navazhdeniye")
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Dub (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Valeriy Nosik ...
The Gambler Student (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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Segment "Obsession" was also edited into and black-and-white short film Navazhdeniye (1965), which was submitted to several film festivals and eventually won a Silver Dragon at Krakow Film Festival. See more »

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Hilarious!
1 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie, and the guy who plays Shurik is hilarious. Much funnier than Jim Carey. I want to see more of his movies. Too bad he lived on the wrong side of the curtain for so many years. And sadly, like all the best, he died young. He should have tried to be more like Ted Kennedy. And his side-kicks were hilarious as well. A friend told me that they were famous Russian actors in their own right. Just plane fun, light-hearted and simple. Whether you speak Russian or not, it's worth it to have a look at this classic comedy collection. It is a fascinating look into the Russian sense of humor, as it is universally loved in the former Eastern Bloc countries, and if you look at the ratings for US viewers, here in the West as well.


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