A rough factory worker of a distant rural town of Russia becomes a national celebrity, when it's discovered that his mouth bears 33 teeth. He is brought to Moscow, where he discovers a new world for him.

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Ivan Travkin
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Galina Pristyazhnuk (as N. Mordyukova)
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Rozochka Lyubashkina
Lyubov Sokolova ...
Lyuba Travkina (as L. Sokolova)
Rita Gladunko ...
Frosya (as M. Gladunko)
Viktor Avdyushko ...
vodolaz Misha (as V. Avdyushko)
Gennadiy Yalovich ...
Arkadiy Sheremetev (as G. Yalovich)
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Prohorov (as N. Parfyonov)
Vilor Kuznetsov ...
Igor Bezrodnyy (as V. Kuznetsov)
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Rodion Khomutov (as S. Kramarov)
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Anatoliy Ivanov (as A. Trusov)
Vyacheslav Nevinnyy ...
Vasiliy Lyubashkin (as V. Nevinnyy)
Georgiy Svetlani ...
Mitrich (as G. Svetlani)
Vladimir Basov ...
Direktor oblastnogo muzeya (as V. Basov)
Nikolai Daneliya ...
syn Travkinykh (as Kolya Daneliya)
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A rough factory worker of a distant rural town of Russia becomes a national celebrity, when it's discovered that his mouth bears 33 teeth. He is brought to Moscow, where he discovers a new world for him.

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A provincial factory worker becomes famous because he has 33 teeth.
20 March 2000 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

An illiterate factory worker from a small provincial town in Soviet Russia becomes an overnight celebrity because he is found to have 33 teeth. His fame grows and he is summoned to Moscow. The Soviet Capital and society of the 1960s is seen through the eyes of a shocked, bumbling provincial factory worker. He discovers much about the world and himself.

Very potent combination of grotesque comedy and profound human drama in a tradition of Chekov, Gogol and Zoshenko.


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