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Office Romance (1977)
"Sluzhebnyy roman" (original title)

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Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alisa Freyndlikh ...
Lyudmila Prokofyevna Kalugina 'Mymra'
Andrey Myagkov ...
Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev
Svetlana Nemolyaeva ...
Olga Petrovna Ryzhova
Oleg Basilashvili ...
Yuri Grigoryevich Samokhvalov
Liya Akhedzhakova ...
Secretary Verochka
Lyudmila Ivanova ...
Shura
Pyotr Shcherbakov ...
Pyotr Ivanovich Bublikov
Nelli Pshyonnaya ...
Samokhvalov's Wife
Nadezhda Repina ...
Alena
Viktor Filippov ...
Borovskikh
Alik Denisov ...
Vova Novoseltsev, Older Son
Gosha Zaranko ...
Novoseltsev's Younger Son
Kseniya Borozdina ...
Statistics Office Worker
Georgiy Burkov ...
Zhora
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vera Burlakova ...
Member of Inventary Committee
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Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director of the institution, wants to make Novoseltsev the head of the department but encounters objections from Ludmila Prokopievna Kalugina, the director. Samokhvalov then advises Novoseltsev to lightly hit on the boss. Ironically, Novoseltsev and Kalugina fall in love with each other... Written by Denis Chebikin <chebikin@mit.edu>

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Служебный роман  »

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Trivia

In one scene, Olga Ryzhova reads a poem "O, moy zastenchivyy geroy..." by Bella Akhmadulina. The poem, written in 1960 or 1961, was still unpublished when the film was released, and Svetlana Nemolyaeva, who played Ryzhova, had to write copies of the poem by hand and send them to her fans for several years after the film's release. See more »

Quotes

Shura: [collecting money] 50 copecks! 50 copecks! Masha V. had a baby!
Novoseltsev: If someone else at this job dies or has a baby, I'll be left without lunch.
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Remade as Sluzhebnyy roman. Nashe vremya (2011) See more »

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U prirody net plokhoy pogody
Written by Andrei Petrov and Eldar Ryazanov
Performed by Alisa Freundlich
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Great and enjoyable
28 April 2000 | by (Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

First Russian movie I have seen on the TV after a very long time. I saw a lot of serious historical Russian movies, so it was really a pleasant surprise for me. Great and enjoyable comedy, excellent actor performances. Simply loved it !!!


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