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Oblomov (1980)

Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova (original title)
St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oleg Tabakov ...
Ilya Ilyich Oblomov
Yuri Bogatyryov ...
Andrei Popov ...
Zakhar
Elena Solovey ...
Olga
Avangard Leontev ...
Alexeyev
Andrei Razumovsky ...
Ilya as a child
Oleg Kozlov ...
Stoltz as a child
Yelena Kleshchevskaya ...
Katya (as Ye. Kleshchevskaya)
Galina Shostko ...
Olga's aunt (as G. Shostko)
Gleb Strizhenov ...
The Baron (as G. Strizhenov)
Evgeniy Steblov ...
Oblomov's father (as Ye. Steblov)
Evgeniya Glushenko ...
Oblomov's mother (as Ye. Glushenko)
Nikolai Pastukhov ...
Stoltz's father (as N. Pastukhov)
Oleg Basilashvili ...
(as O. Basilashvili)
Ruslan Akhmetov ...
(as R. Akhmetov)
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St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' estate. His boyhood companion, Stoltz, now an energetic and successful businessman, adds Oblomov to his circle whenever he's in the city, and Oblomov's life changes when Stoltz introduces him to Olga, lovely and cultured. When Stoltz leaves for several months, Oblomov takes a country house near Olga's, and she determines to change him: to turn him into a man of society, action, and culture. Soon, Olga and Oblomov are in love; but where, in the triangle, does that leave Stoltz? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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8 September 1980 (Soviet Union)  »

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When Oblomov is writing his farewell letter to Olga, the candles are nearly blown out by the wind, but the light shed remains the same. See more »

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Casta diva
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Music by Vincenzo Bellini
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beautiful. and little more
24 October 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

not a surprise. the novel by Goncharov is perfect choice for Mikhalkov style. Oleg Tabakov translate on screen the entire soft and fragile universe of his character. the atmosphere, the dialogs, the profound drama - pieces of a seductive film. and little more because, like in many same adaptations, the movie is a trip in the space between lines. Oblomov has new nuances. his struggle for happiness has new points who gives to the portrait from novel special significance. not a victim, not a symbol. but the good man who has a single challenge - himself. the portrait becomes seductive. and clear in new light. Tabakov explores the limits and the isles of illusion. and Mikhalkov has the courage and art and subtle science to transform the world of XIX century in shadow of a new Idiot. Oblomov becomes more realistic. and more easy to define it in a large measure. a film from a special art of seduction.


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