A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist Ostap Bender start a long search for the diamonds.
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...it's finally been filmed by the country that couldn't stand the unauthentic version!
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When Ostap and Ippolit Matveevich are trying to sneak onboard the steamer disguised as loaders, a jet contrail is visible in the upward shot. See more
17 minutes before the ending there is an intertitle stating: There are 00 hours, 17 minutes and 19 seconds before the end of the film. See more
Version of Treze Cadeiras
written by Giuseppe Verdi See more