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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vakhtang Kikabidze ...
Mimino (as Buba Kikabidze)
Frunze Mkrtchyan ...
Rubik (as Frunzik Mkrtchyan)
Elena Proklova ...
Komarova
Evgeniy Leonov ...
Volokhov
Kote Daushvili ...
Grandfather (as Konstantin Daushvili)
Ruslan Mikaberidze ...
Givi Ivanovich (as Ruslan Miqaberidze)
Zakro Sakhvadze ...
Varlaam
Marina Dyuzheva ...
Advocate (as Mariya Dyuzheva)
Rusiko Morcheladze ...
Archil Gomiashvili ...
Papashvili
Aleksandr Alekseyev ...
Prosecutor (as A. Alekseyev)
Vladimir Basov ...
Sinitsyn (as V.Basov)
Valentina Titova ...
Sinitsyn's Wife (as V. Titova)
Borislav Brondukov ...
Mimino's Helicopter Passenger (as B.Brondukov)
Zeinab Botsvadze ...
Yekaterina Mizandari (as Z. Butsvadze)
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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Мимино  »

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Trivia

The helicopter that Mimino flies is a Mi-2. Vakhtang Kikabidze confessed that his training pilot, named Valiko like Kikabidze's character, and himself used the helicopter during filming in a Georgian mountain village called Omalo to fly to the nearby Azerbaijani farms and steal watermelons from there. See more »

Quotes

Volokhov: What's your surname?
Valentin Mizandari: What do you care?
Volokhov: Mizandari?
Valentin Mizandari: Mizandari.
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Zhuzhuna tsvima
(uncredited)
Georgian folk song
Performed by Vakhtang Kikabidze
Sung by Mimino on the phone
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6 September 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

for Vakhtang Kikabidze performance, one of Soviet cinema legends . for the music. and for the game with national identity details. nostalgic, fresh, warm, it is testimony of a time and proof of a kind of freedom. show of small things, picture of cultural misunderstandings, story of honest man in big city, it is not exactly a comedy but bitter reflection to sense of desire. moral lesson, like many other films of period, it is, today, nostalgic view of self - definition. beautiful images of Georgia, streets of Moscow, silhouette of churches, meetings and troubles, the secondary characters of village, the people of city, the cow in air and the adorable Hachikian in Frunzik Mkrchyan are parts of touching entertainment. In this conditions, Mimino remains a bright face of a period , poetic, childish and really precious.


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