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Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika (1965)

Three stories about Shurik - a young student. He fights against criminals, falls in love, confuses apartments, passes exams - he lives after all.

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Leonid Gaidai
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksandr Demyanenko ... Shurik
Mikhail Pugovkin ... Construction director (segment "Naparnik")
Aleksei Smirnov ... Fedya (segment "Naparnik") / Doubting person at market (segment "Operatsiya 'Y")
Vladimir Basov ... Policeman (segment "Naparnik")
Emmanuil Geller ... Passenger With Umbrella (segment "Naparnik")
Rina Zelyonaya ... Bus Passenger (segment "Naparnik")
Viktor Uralskiy ... Cook (segment "Naparnik")
Guseyn Akhundov Guseyn Akhundov ... Bus Passenger (segment "Naparnik") (as G. Akhundov)
Valentina Berezutskaya ... Bus Passenger (segment "Naparnik")
Svetlana Ageeva ... (segment "Naparnik")
Natalya Seleznyova ... Lida (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Vladimir Rautbart ... Professor (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Viktor Pavlov ... Dub (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Valeriy Nosik ... The Gambler Student (segment "Navazhdeniye")
Georgiy Georgiu ... Neighbour (segment "Navazhdeniye") (as V. Georgiu)
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The movie consists of 3 short movies, each about Shurik - a nerdy student.. 1. "Naparnik" ("Partner"). Shurik has a fight in a bus with a bully named Fedya because Fedya didn't want to allow a pregnant woman to take his place. Fedya is punished by community work at a construction site, where Shurik also works part-time. Of course, Fedya wants revenge... 2. "Navazhdenie" ("Strange Impression"). It's final exam time. Shurik (like other students) is very busy trying to find material to study. Suddenly he notices necessary material in someone's hands. Shurik follows this person all over the city reading over the shoulder, not even noticing who this person is and where they are going. Next day, after having met a beautiful girl, Shurik constantly has an impression that he's already seen her, visited her apartment etc... 3. "Operatsiya Y" ("Operation Y"). A depository director, trying to cover up embezzlement on his depository, hires 3 crooks to simulate robbery. The plan is to get there at... Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

23 July 1965 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Operation Y and Other Shurik's Adventures See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The original script, approved for production on 25 March 1964, had the student named Vladik (Vladislav) Arkov and contained only the first segments, later entitled "Companion" and "Obsession". In the first segments, Vladik would 're-educate' a gloomy and ignorant person and in the second, would prepare a loony teen named Ilyusha (Ilya), an only child, for entrance exams required to join an institute. The two segments were not enough for a feature film. Leonid Gaidai had the idea to have Vladik meet the trio of Booby, Coward and Experienced from Samogonshchiki (1962) and this became the third segment, "Operation "Y", which gave the name to the whole movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

Segment "Obsession" was also edited into and black-and-white short film Navazhdeniye, which was submitted to several film festivals and eventually won a Silver Dragon at Krakow Film Festival. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Samogonshchiki (1962) See more »

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11 January 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

Three stories about a young man - Shurik and his adventures. for the fans of Soviet comedies from "60-"80 - nothing new. for the viewer from East Europe, all familiar. because the moral lessons, the romanticism , the gags - inspired by American mute comedies , Yuri Nikulin ,Aleksandr Demyanenko are pieces of a cinema who defines the Comunist period in profound sense. and, maybe, this is the difference of perception between different European publics.the work site, the emotions beyound an exam. the citizen lookout for protect the proprieties of the state are the small pieces defining a period, a political system and, sure, a kind of public.


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