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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vakhtang Kikabidze ...
Mher Mkrtchyan ...
Ruben Vartanovich Khachikyan (Rubik-dzhan) (as Frunzik Mkrtchyan)
Elena Proklova ...
Larisa Ivanovna Komarova
Evgeniy Leonov ...
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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Trivia

Many visitors of the Rossiya Hotel bar stayed on set after the bar was closed, to see the filming of the scene with Rubik and Mimino dancing lezginka. Right during filming, Mher Mkrtchyan drank with his Armenian friends and they talked him into doing a split and picking up his handkerchief, to make him look better than "the Georgian," but Mkrtchyan wasted several takes trying to do it because, being too drunk, he couldn't hold himself properly. In the end, Daneliya secretly told Vakhtang Kikabidze to grab the handkerchief while Mkrtchyan was doing the split and this was how the scene was shot. See more »

Quotes

Valentin Mizandari: Givi Ivanovich, that policeman has no respect for you whatsoever! He took away both, the car and the license.
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Connections

Spoofed in Starye pesni o glavnom 3 (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Ov, sirun, sirun...
(uncredited)
Armenian folk song
Third song sung in the restaurant
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The best movie ever made
4 March 2002 | by (Stamford, CT) – See all my reviews

No movie has ever captured so well the feelings of love and sorrow, pride and fairness as this one. And, mind you, not through the stupid didactics or a trivial calculatable formula. No other movie has such a synergy of fundamental humanity ideas, screenplay, directon, actors performance, music and cinematography.

This movie is a peak for the most of its participants - never again they've achieved such an excellence!


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