The beautiful Tanya returns to her small mining town, after supposedly working as a model in Moscow. She decides to marry her shy school sweetheart Mishka, who now works in the mine. The ... See full summary »

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Mishka
Mariya Mironova ...
Tanya
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Garkusha
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Borzov
Vladimir Simonov ...
Borodin
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Sveta
Natalya Kolyakanova ...
Rimma
Elena Novikova ...
Zoika
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Svetlanov
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Valka
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Pavel Polmatov ...
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The beautiful Tanya returns to her small mining town, after supposedly working as a model in Moscow. She decides to marry her shy school sweetheart Mishka, who now works in the mine. The miners finally receive some pay, but Mishka still ends up with no money to buy his bride a gift, so he seeks the help of his perpetually drunk buddy Garkusha. Mishka's poor working-class family all help to put on a fine wedding with copious amounts of vodka, even though they are suspicious of Tanya's occupation in Moscow, and of her connection with her Mafia ex-boyfriend Borodin. Written by Will Gilbert

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$2,822 (USA) (29 September 2000)

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$16,799 (USA) (29 September 2000)
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The Russian way of living or surviving
10 January 2001 | by (Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada) – See all my reviews

As a North American who spent three months in Russia in 1995, all I can say is that this movie is a true reflection of what I experienced while I was there. The atmosphere of the film is true to life. If ones wants to get the feeling of a Russian party, this is it. Even though people don't have much to live on, they are ready to chip in and to share everything they have. This is not a comedy, this is a social study on life in Russia in 2000, but it is enjoyable.


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