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Office Romance (1977)

Sluzhebnyy roman (original title)
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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Lyudmila Prokofyevna Kalugina 'Mymra'
Andrey Myagkov ...
Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev
Svetlana Nemolyaeva ...
Olga Petrovna Ryzhova
Oleg Basilashvili ...
Yuri Grigoryevich Samokhvalov
Liya Akhedzhakova ...
Secretarsha Verochka
Lyudmila Ivanova ...
Shura
Pyotr Shcherbakov ...
Pyotr Ivanovich Bublikov (as P. Shcherbakov)
Nelli Pshyonnaya ...
zhena Samokhvalova (as N. Pshennaya)
Nadezhda Repina ...
Alena (as N. Repina)
Viktor Filippov ...
Borovskikh (as V. Filippov)
Alik Denisov ...
Vova Novoseltsev
Gosha Zaranko ...
mladsiy sin Novoseltseva
Kseniya Borozdina ...
Sotrudnitsa statisticheskogo uchrezhdrniya (as K. Borozdina)
Georgiy Burkov ...
Zhora (as G. Burkov)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vera Burlakova ...
Chlen inventarizatsionnoy komissii (as V. Burlakova)
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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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It was planned at first that Vera's husband would have a much larger role in the film. Mikhail Svetin was offered the role but later on, the filmmakers dropped the idea. Afterwards, Aleksandr Fatyushin was cast. His character was supposed to keep choosing between his wife and his motorcycle and the two characters would keep quarreling because of this. Some scenes with Akhedzhakova and Fatyushin were even filmed but then Fatyushin went down with a serious illness that required surgery. In the end, Vera's husband appears in the film only as a voice on the phone. See more »

Quotes

Kalugina: You didn't do too well in grade school, did you?
Novoseltsev: Let's leave my shady past alone.
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Connections

Remake of Clarissa (1941) 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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