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Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  2 May 1986 (USA)
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Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two ... See full summary »

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Sergei
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Peter
Tracy Marshak-Nash ...
Tracy (as Tracy Lea)
Alexandra Pigg ...
Elaine
Margi Clarke ...
Teresa
Susan Dempsey ...
Girl in Pub
Ted Wood ...
Mick
Carl Chase ...
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Sharon Power ...
Charlie's Girl
Robbie Dee ...
Charlie
Eddie Ross ...
Rayner
Syd Newman ...
Dmitri
Gerry White ...
1st Doorman
Pat Riley ...
2nd Doorman
Wendy Votel ...
1st Girl on Bus
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Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two Liverpudlian natives, Elaine and Theresa. Elaine and Peter immediately fall in love with each other, but the night is short and they must leave with the ship. Elaine can't forget him and writes a letter to Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, asking him to make it possible for them to reunite. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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2 May 1986 (USA)  »

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Bons baisers de Liverpool  »

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Teresa: [Having just stolen a man's wallet who paid her to dance with him] He wanted to buy a dance! Well he got the most expensive dance in the world!
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girl is bored,meets boy,falls for boy....needs help
20 October 2001 | by (South England) – See all my reviews

set in 80`s Liverpool...the best love story since Romeo and Juliet,far from being sloppy,more in-your-face,honest truth from two Scouse lasses on a night out...they run into a couple of Russian sailors on a one-night pass and two fall in love during that night.. but he has to leave on his ship the next day....she encounter red tape by the mile in her attempts to visit him in Russia...so she goes straight to Mr.Brezhnev himself for help......hilarious,gritty,sad...and you will be smiling by the time the credits roll....


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