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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Did You Know?
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 Agapisa mia... polythrona
Gde sredi pampasov begayut bizony...
Written by Aleksandr Zatsepin
and Leonid Derbenyov
Performed by Valeriy Zolotukhin See more