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Courier (1987)
"Kuryer" (original title)

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The story of a teenager boy in times of the comunism fall in the Soviet Union.

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Credited cast:
Fyodor Dunayevsky ...
Ivan Miroshnikov
Anastasiya Nemolyaeva ...
Katya Kuznetsova
Oleg Basilashvili ...
Semen Petrovich Kuznetsov
Inna Churikova ...
Lidiya Alekseevna Miroshnikova
Svetlana Kryuchkova ...
Zinaida Pavlovna
Aleksandr Pankratov-Chyornyy ...
Stepan Afanasyevich Makarov
Vladimir Menshov ...
Oleg Nikolaevich
Alevtina Evdokimova ...
Mariya Viktorovna Kuznetsova
Yevdokiya Urusova ...
Agnessa Ivanovna
Vladimir Smirnov ...
Kolya Bazin
Andrei Vertogradov ...
Fedor Ivanovich Miroshnikov
Alika Smekhova ...
Nina
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Ilya
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Ivan Mirosnikov, a cheeky young man in the Gorbachev era, is trying to figure out what to do with his life (he's not in college, and the 2-year mandatory military service is looming large ahead of him). Meanwhile, he lives with his divorced mother, and works as a courier at a Russian newspaper. Through his job, he meets patronizing Professor Kuznetzov and his rebellious daughter Katya. To annoy the professor, Ivan claims to have an affair with Katya. To his surprise, Katya backs his story up. Written by pinkro

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June 1987 (Soviet Union)  »

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Combination of Shukshin's tragicomedy and Ryazanov's humor...
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I first saw "Kuryer" when I was 8. All I remember is the change of moods that it inspired in me--from tears of laughter to gloomy sadness. Were I born 6-7 years earlier, I might have very well experienced the dillemmas that confronted the young hero of this film...


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