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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vakhtang Kikabidze ...
Mher Mkrtchyan ...
Ruben Vartanovich Khachikyan (Rubik-dzhan) (as Frunzik Mkrtchyan)
Elena Proklova ...
Larisa Ivanovna Komarova
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Ivan Volokhov
Kote Daushvili ...
Ded (as Konstantin Daushvili)
Ruslan Mikaberidze ...
Givi Ivanovich, nachalnik Mimino (as Ruslan Miqaberidze)
Zakro Sakhvadze ...
Varlaam, plemynnik Mimino
Marina Dyuzheva ...
Svetlana Georgiyevna, advokat (as Mariya Dyuzheva)
Rusiko Morcheladze ...
Lali odnoselchanka Mimino
Archil Gomiashvili ...
Nugzar Papashvili, poterpevshiy
Aleksey Alekseev ...
Prokuror (as A. Alekseev)
Vladimir Basov ...
Sinitsyn, operniy pevets (as V.Basov)
Valentina Titova ...
Zhena opernogo petsva (as V. Titova)
Borislav Brondukov ...
Chelovek, veveshivayushchiysya pered poletom (as B.Brondukov)
Zeinab Botsvadze ...
Yekaterina Mizandari, sestra Valiko (as Z. Butsvadze)
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Pilot Mimino works at small local airlines in Georgia, flying helicopters between small villages. He dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for refresher courses. There in a hotel he meets truck driver Rubik from Armenia who is given a place in that hotel by mistake, and they have a lot of adventures in Moscow. Written by Sergey Ukladov <yook@glasnet.ru>

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27 March 1978 (Soviet Union)  »

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Trivia

The filmmakers had to literally toss a coin to decide whether Rubik Khachikyan should be played by Mher Mkrtchyan or Evgeniy Leonov. See more »

Goofs

When Mimino is talking to the old woman besides his helicopter on the plateau the type of the helicopter (riveted to no-riveted body) and the size and shape of the mountains seen in the background change between the shots. See more »

Quotes

Rubik Khachikyan: The truck got stolen.
Valentin Mizandari: What do you mean stolen? Are you sure this is where you parked it?
Rubik Khachikyan: What do you mean am I sure? A woman was smoking next to that garbage bin over there.
Valentin Mizandari: Rubik stay here, don't let anyone go in or out, get the trails. I'll go get the police.
Rubik Khachikyan: Tell them that the truck got stolen, it was brand new!
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Connections

Referenced in Karnavalnaya noch 2, ili 50 let spystya (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Suliko
(uncredited)
Music by Varenka Tsereteli
Lyrics by Akaki Tsereteli
Second song sung in the restaurant
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This movie "Snova khachu!"
25 October 2005 | by (Archangel, Russia) – See all my reviews

Never boring, obscene, or stupid, but definitely absolutely charming and legendary. Together with "Kin-Dza-Dza" it achieves the highest heights of cinematography. Both these outstanding masterpieces belong to one and the same director. These two friendly movies are something very special and if you soak up their atmosphere you will definitely see their high class. Our modern cinema can hardly rival their greatness. Under the influence of such rare but perfect movies people would have become more attentive to each other and would have had more common sense. Cinematography would have been a healer and a good reliable teacher then.

The main character is the Man. Probably he is a good-for-nothing brawler, a bad poet, and a poor conversationalist. And he surely does not have lots of dough. And no lethal weapons under his jacket. But he has a heart and behaves in every single situation like a hero. The woman who rejects and mocks him will understand her mistake sooner or later… Why are we writing and reading reviews on IMDb? Even an answer to this question can be found in "Mimino". Remember that scene when he makes a phone call and gets to Israel instead of his village? What a common man of today would do in exactly the same situation? And what the Man would do? Watch it to see. An eternal cinema classic.

Give it a 10, "Zdachi ne nado!" Thanks for attention.


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