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Rodnya (1982)

A woman from the countryside comes to the city to visit her only daughter and granddaughter. She is hopelessly lost in this world she does not understand.

Director:

Nikita Mikhalkov

Writer:

Viktor Merezhko
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nonna Mordyukova ... Mama
Svetlana Kryuchkova ... Nina
Yuriy Bogatyryov ... Stasik
Ivan Bortnik ... Vovchik
Andrei Petrov ... Lyapin
Fyodor Stukov ... Irishka (as Fedya Stukov)
Vsevolod Larionov ... The general
Nikita Mikhalkov ... Waiter #1 / 1st Man On Photo
Aleksandr Adabashyan ... Waiter #3 / 3rd Man On Photo / Man In The Train
Pavel Lebeshev Pavel Lebeshev ... Waiter #2 / 2nd Man On Photo
Larisa Kuznetsova ... Lara
Oleg Menshikov ... Kirill
Sergey Gazarov
Vladimir Khotinenko Vladimir Khotinenko ... Valerik (as V. Khotinenko)
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Ruslan Akhmetov
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A woman from the countryside comes to the city to visit her only daughter and granddaughter. She is hopelessly lost in this world she does not understand.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

March 1982 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

La parentela See more »

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Mono

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Color (Sovcolor)
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Performed by Boney M.
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Great movie from Nikita Mikhalkov
17 March 2008 | by alexa7-1See all my reviews

This film is about old-ish woman who lived in the village all her life, she comes to visit her daughter and granddaughter in the city. Being "the old school" she can't come to terms with her daughter divorcing her husband and tries to fix their relationships to no avail. She struggles to make herself helpful and realises she is kind of a burden to them with all her advices, questions, misunderstandings... I really like watching this movie, it's a bit sad but funny at the same time, Nonna Mordyukova shows a very naive and kind character that can't find it difficult to accept changes. Some things she comes out with are brilliant! Great movie from Nikita Mikhalkov.


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