Did You Know?
In one scene, General Burdun presents to candidate Tsaplin a dummy antisubmarine mine, saying dolphins trained by the Soviet navy blew up a German cruiser called Günter Netzer "with a mine just like this one, but smaller, but different" during World War II. In fact, no Nazi cruiser could have that name because Günter Netzer
is a former soccer player from Germany, a world and European champion whose professional career started in 1963. See more
The film takes place in 2001, but it can be seen in one scene that father Innokentiy is reading the Sport-Express newspaper dated 10 July 2006. See more
What a day.
Followed by Den vyborov 2
Lyrics by Aleksey Kortnev
Music by Aleksey Kortnev
Performed by Igor Bortnik
(uncredited) and Aleksandr Uman
Played by the band called Dym nad vodoy in the film See more