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Five Evenings (1979)

Pyat vecherov (original title)
Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.

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Tamara Vasilyevna
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Aleksandr Petrovich Ilijn
Valentina Telichkina ...
Zoya
Larisa Kuznetsova ...
Katya
Igor Nefyodov ...
Slava
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Timofeyev
Nina Ter-Osipyan
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Lyudmila Gajlikovskaya ...
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N. Kanarsky
S. Lobakov
Olga Nikolaeva ...
(as O. Nikolayeva)
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Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.

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Unknown gem
9 April 2008 | by (Warsaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

Watching the latest movies of that director is not a very pleasant experience. The experience is even worse, if you had seen his earlier work. I doubt many people did though, and I would like to encourage everyone to try to see this movie.

It is a deeply engaging drama - a story of love that got broken by the history but gets another chance. After all these years passed, however, the question is, are the people even capable to try for something that would change their whole life?

Leading roles are acted superbly (supporting kids have their worse and better moments), the story is told in an extremely tight manner and the final master shot is simply breathtaking, and perfectly rounds up the meaning of this movie. It is a showcase of an incredible talent. Whatever happened to Nikita after he made "The Sunburnt"?


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