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

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  1977 (Soviet Union)
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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 ...
Kalugina
Andrey Myagkov ...
Novoseltsev
Svetlana Nemolyaeva ...
Olga
Oleg Basilashvili ...
Samokhvalov
Liya Akhedzhakova ...
Verochka
Lyudmila Ivanova ...
Shura
Emil Braginskiy ...
(as Emil Braginsky)
Eldar Ryazanov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Georgiy Burkov ...
Zavhoz
Viktor Filippov
Zoya Isaeva ...
(as Z. Isaeva)
Pegas ...
Winged Horse
Nelli Pshyonnaya
Nadezhda Repina
Pyotr Shcherbakov ...
Bublikov
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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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Samokhvalov's surname corresponds with his image as it comes from the archaic Russian word "samokhval", which means "self-praiser", "boaster". See more »

Quotes

Verochka's husband: I've realized why we keep fighting. We need a baby.
Verochka: [on the phone at work] You want a baby?
Verochka's husband: Yes, and as soon as possible.
Verochka: I... I can't right now.
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Remade as Sluzhebnyy roman. Nashe vremya (2011) See more »

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Obryvayutsya rechi vlyublyonnykh
Written by Andrei Petrov and Nikolai Zabolotsky
Performed by Andrei Myagkov
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The most favourite Soviet comedy
25 January 1999 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Oh, good old 70s... Oh, incredible Alysa Freindlich :))). An incredibly kind, cute and lyrical comedy, one of the most popular Soviet movies of all times.


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