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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Sergey Nikitich Abrikosov
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Natalya Ilyinichna
Irina Gubanova ...
Nelli Petrovna
Tatyana Dogileva ...
Vika
Aleksei Blokhin ...
Igor
Elena Sanaeva ...
Marina
Liliya Gritsenko ...
Marya Andreyevna
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Valentina Brusnika ...
zhena Alekseya (as V. Brusnika)
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Viktor Sergeyevich (as Ye. Lazarev)
Oleg Mokshantsev ...
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Nina Nikitina ...
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Vladimir Prokhorov ...
Goryunov (as V. Prokhonov)
Kirill Ryurikov
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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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Soviet Union's official submission to the 1983's Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film. See more »

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