The members of a Soviet cooperative have pooled their money to have a badly needed parking garage built. But it turns out that the garage will have four fewer spaces than planned. In brutal...
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The members of a Soviet cooperative have pooled their money to have a badly needed parking garage built. But it turns out that the garage will have four fewer spaces than planned. In brutal Soviet style, the four least-well connected members are evicted from the cooperative in a mock vote, losing their entire investment. But one member, Malayeva, does the unthinkable. As if taking on the entire corrupt Soviet system, she quixotically locks down the meeting room and throws away the key. Chaos reigns through the night until the privileged are forced to negotiate for the first time in their lives. A madcap, rollicking, biting satire that Brezhnev banned. Written by
Boris Shafir <email@example.com>, edited by Dean Meservy
So, you are an activist! Say, how much did you pay the guy to get you knocked up? The boy must have been brave to go there...
Really, now. That's out of line.
Go to hell!
I would, but the door is locked.
Earlier you strip-searched me, now let's all poke around in my bed. I've never been married and probably never will be. As for the kid - I'll have another one if I want. These days, a husband isn't necessary. The most important thing in a woman's life is her children. Do you know how many women...
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"The Garage" is a film which you do not get tired to reconsider. It, as well as almost all Soviet comedies of that time, consists all of aphorisms of our cinema which are used till now by people in dialogue.
In my opinion, it undoubtedly one of the best comedy domestic films! "The Garage" is good such what it is: the brilliant actor's constellation, the interesting plot, the closed space. The director fairly and with humour says about a Soviet period, about people and things, that in any conditions is necessary to remain people, instead of the animals fighting for a place in the sun The director presents almost all types of human characters. Our country in which it is a lot of discrepancies: meetings of collectives in museums.
The decision of financial questions which our person does not postpone even in a wedding-day, after all private life — anything before public, and us not stopped even by children, grandsons.
The film not subject to time. Not losing the urgency on an extent here already many years. Classics of world cinema. Unfortunately, the given masterpiece is a little known in the West.
Excuse, for my bad English
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