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Dozhivyom do ponedelnika (1968)

Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, ... See full summary »

Director:

Stanislav Rostotskiy (as S. Rostotskiy)

Writer:

Georgi Polonsky (as G. Polonskiy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vyacheslav Tikhonov ... Ilya Semyonovich Melnikov
Irina Pechernikova ... Natalya Sergeyevna Gorelova
Nina Menshikova ... Svetlana Mikhaylovna
Mikhail Zimin ... Nikolay Borisovich
Nadir Malishevsky ... Televedushchiy (as N. Malishevskiy)
Dalvin Shcherbakov ... Borya Rudnitskiy (as D. Shcherbakov)
Olga Zhizneva ... Polina Andreyevna, maty Melnikova
Lyudmila Arkharova Lyudmila Arkharova ... Nadya Ogarysheva
Valeri Zubarev ... Genka Shestopal
Olga Ostroumova ... Rita Cherkasova
Igor Starygin ... Kostya Batishchev
Roza Grigoryeva Roza Grigoryeva ... Sveta Demidova
Yuriy Chernov ... Syromyatnikov
Lyubov Sokolova ... Levikova (as L. Sokolova)
Arkadi Listarov Arkadi Listarov ... Vova Levikov (as A. Listarov)
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Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, Melnikov faces a lot of difficulties in his work. In particular, everybody at school is spreading rumors about Natalya Sergeyevna, an Enlish language teacher and a former student of Melnikov, being in love with him. Exhausted by his mental suffering, Melnikov asks the principal to allow him to quit his job. At the end of the week that is to become the last week of Melnikov's teaching career the students of his class write an in-class essay on how they understand happiness. Svetlana Mikhailovna, their Russian teacher, is shocked by what one of the students wrote in her essay, nevertheless, she allows her to read it in front of the class. The other students express support of their classmate. Melnikov gets involved in the conflict, after which he reconsiders his decision to quit... Written by Denis Chebikin <chebikin@mit.edu>

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian | English

Release Date:

28 October 1968 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Доживём до понедельника See more »

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2.35 : 1
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