A man gets fired from his cooshie government job. He thinks its the end of the world but slowly finds things to live for. Nominated for Oscar in the foreign language movie category.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Credited cast:
Mikhail Ulyanov ...
Sergey Nikitich Abrikosov
Iya Savvina ...
Natalya Ilyinichna
Irina Gubanova ...
Nelli Petrovna
Tatyana Dogileva ...
Vika
Aleksei Blokhin ...
Igor
Elena Sanaeva ...
Marina
Liliya Gritsenko ...
Marya Andreyevna
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Valentina Brusnika ...
zhena Alekseya (as V. Brusnika)
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Viktor Sergeyevich (as Ye. Lazarev)
Oleg Mokshantsev ...
(as O. Mokshantsev)
Nina Nikitina ...
(as N. Nikitina)
Vladimir Prokhorov ...
Goryunov (as V. Prokhonov)
Kirill Ryurikov
Aleksandr Voevodin ...
Nikolay (as A. Voyevodin)
Mikhail Zimin ...
Vadim Andreyevich (as M. Zimin)
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A man gets fired from his cooshie government job. He thinks its the end of the world but slowly finds things to live for. Nominated for Oscar in the foreign language movie category.

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23 August 1982 (Soviet Union)  »

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