Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the ...
See full summary »
Unemployed and homeless Babbs Baberley (Alexander Kalyagin) is being chased by the police who attempt to arrest him for vagrancy. Babbs finds himself in a rich house, where he encounters ... See full summary »
A young aristocrat, Aleksei Fedyashev, is languishing in his family's country estate, spending his days reading poetry and confessing his love... to a statue. Upon hearing that famous Count... See full summary »
In a small Russian town, there is a Research Institute for magic. One of the witches, Alyona Sanina, is going to marry a guy named Ivan Puhov (not a magician). A jealous Apollon Sataneev ... See full summary »
Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the country would be grave. The cadets are trying to return the papers to their owner, but there are others who want to get the papers... Written by
Boris Shafir <email@example.com>
I have always LOVED the movie! Back when I lived in the former Soviet Union, I used to use lines from it over and over again in the every day life. No, I am not a "professional" immigrant - I have been here for only slightly over one year, but I have already encountered the main, in my humble opinion, reason that makes the immigrants so "home sick" - the complete and total lack of ANYTHING showing the Americans the REAL Russian soul. All most of them know is what was said about us during the Cold War. Now... This picture to me has always been the true example of Russian patriotism, ability to love and do crazy things for your loved one, and, of course, the Russian BANYA! The "killing of the French" scene with the famous "What have you done?" with French accent is just a killer! If only I could find it with English subtitles...
19 of 19 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?