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Guest from the Future 

Gostya iz budushchego (original title)
A school boy finds a time machine and he helps Alisa, a scientist girl in the future, to save a mind-reading device from space pirates. Chased by the pirates and followed by Alisa he saves the device bringing it back to his own time.
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1984  
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Complete series cast summary:
Natalya Guseva Natalya Guseva ...  Alisa Seleznyova 5 episodes, 1984
Aleksei Fomkin Aleksei Fomkin ...  Kolya Gerasimov 5 episodes, 1984
Ilya Naumov Ilya Naumov ...  Fima Korolyov 5 episodes, 1984
Mikhail Kononov ...  Krys - kosmicheskiy pirat 4 episodes, 1984
Vyacheslav Nevinnyy ...  Veselchak U - kosmicheskiy pirat 4 episodes, 1984
Evgeniy Gerasimov ...  Robot Verter 3 episodes, 1984
Yelena Metyolkina ...  Polina 3 episodes, 1984
Vladimir Nosik ...  Ded Pavel / ... 3 episodes, 1984
Ekaterina Averbakh Ekaterina Averbakh ...  Mila Rutkevich - uchenitsa 6b klassa 3 episodes, 1984
Mariya Baukina Mariya Baukina ...  Albina Fetisova - uchenitsa 6b klassa 3 episodes, 1984
Tatyana Bozhok ...  Mama Koli Gerasimova 3 episodes, 1984
Semyon Buzgan Semyon Buzgan ...  Kolya Sadovskiy - uchenik 6b klassa / ... 3 episodes, 1984
Maryana Ionesyan Maryana Ionesyan ...  Yulya Gribkova 3 episodes, 1984
Yelena Kolyaskina Yelena Kolyaskina ...  Katya Mikhailova - uchenitsa 6b klassa / ... 3 episodes, 1984
Alyosha Muravyov Alyosha Muravyov ...  Borya Messerer - uchenik 6b klassa 3 episodes, 1984
Natalya Shanayeva Natalya Shanayeva ...  Lena Dombazova - uchenitsa 6b klassa 3 episodes, 1984
Mariya Sternikova ...  Shurochka - medsestra 3 episodes, 1984
Anton Sukhoverko Anton Sukhoverko ...  Kolya Sulima - uchenik 6b klassa 3 episodes, 1984
Yekaterina Vasilyeva ...  Alla Sergeevna - uchitelnitsa angliyskogo yazyka 3 episodes, 1984
Boris Shcherbakov ...  Ivan Sergeevich - sotrudnik instituta Vremeni / ... 2 episodes, 1984
Elena Tsyplakova ...  Mariya / ... 2 episodes, 1984
Ruben Simonov ...  Gogi / ... 2 episodes, 1984
Aleksey Anufriev Aleksey Anufriev ...  Shkolnik v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
Lyudmila Arinina ...  Babushka Yuli Gribkovoy 2 episodes, 1984
Vyacheslav Baranov ...  Eduard - uchitel fizkultury 2 episodes, 1984
Georgiy Burkov ...  Alik Borisovich - vrach 2 episodes, 1984
Inna Gomes Inna Gomes ...  Shkolnitsa v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
Andrey Gradov ...  Ishutin 2 episodes, 1984
Yuriy Grigorev ...  Professor Seleznyov 2 episodes, 1984
Vladimir Kharitonov Vladimir Kharitonov ...  Shkolnik v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
Svetlana Kharitonova ...  Falshivaya tyotya Alisy / ... 2 episodes, 1984
Mikhail Khlyostkin Mikhail Khlyostkin ...  Shkolnik v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
Aleksandr Lysykh Aleksandr Lysykh ...  Prokhozhiy - poymal Yulyu Gribkovu / ... 2 episodes, 1984
Elena Perova Elena Perova ...  Shkolnitsa v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
Vladislav Pirotsky Vladislav Pirotsky ...  Shkolnik v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
Yuliya Russkikh Yuliya Russkikh ...  Devochka v kotoruyu prevrashchaetsya Krys 2 episodes, 1984
Mariya Skvortsova ...  Razgovorchivaya starushka 2 episodes, 1984
Valentina Talyzina ...  Mariya Pavlovna - vrach 2 episodes, 1984
Natalya Varley ...  Marta Erastovna - uchitelnitsa fizkultury 2 episodes, 1984
Igor Yasulovich ...  Elektron Ivanovich 2 episodes, 1984
Andrei Zhirov Andrei Zhirov ...  Shkolnik v kosmoporte 2 episodes, 1984
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6-grader Kolya Gerasimov discovers a time machine in a basement of an old house in Moscow and gets transferred into the 21st century. There he is allowed to look around. Accidentally, Kolya witnesses two space pirates who arrive from Saturn and later try to steal a device called a "Mielophone" (which can read thoughts) from Alisa Seleznyova - a girl that performs experiments with this device and animals. Kolya manages to save the device from the pirates and brings it back to the 20th century. But both pirates and Alisa get there too. Alisa knows where Kolya studies but doesn't know what he looks like. Pirates saw Kolya, but don't know anything about him. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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This series generated what was known as "Alyssamania" and the star received hundreds of love letters from schoolboys. See more »

Quotes

Fima Korolyov: All grandmothers like me because I have good appetite.
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Follows The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981) See more »

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The best ever movie (in my opinion)
14 January 2005 | by bakadeikaSee all my reviews

I was a schoolboy when I watched this film for the first time. The next day I knew that all pupils of our form watched it and all were fascinated by the film as I was. I think the same situation was in all forms of our school and in the whole Soviet Union. Later I watched it every time it was shown on TV and want to watch more. I think that comparison with "Back to the Future" or other Sci-Fi films is not appropriate. "Gost'ya iz budushchego" is unique in many ways, once you have watched it, you never forget it.

This film is full of belief in peaceful science achievements, full of belief in the beautiful future of our world. It's not only the film, but also a forecast of many scientific inventions and achievements. The time shown in the film is the year 1984 (the year of its creation) and the year 2084 (where a schoolboy Kolya Gerasimov has traveled for some time and where his friend Alisa Seleznyova was from). The year now is 2005, many inventions and achievements predicted in the film are not realized yet. Such as "Mielophone" (a device, which can read thoughts of any animal and human), expeditions to Venus and Mars (as easy as going for a picnic in the weekend), creating and launching of the satellites as a homework for pupils, easy to drive flying machines (which completely replaced automobiles), biorobots, "historical identification" of any kind of material or creature performed in a couple of minutes, and many others. Meanwhile, some of them nowadays became much more realistic than they seemed in 1984! Just wait for 2084 :-)

The film also depicts typical Russian schoolboys and schoolgirls (and does it so naturally!). With their inventiveness, curiosity, humour, dreaminess. Look for example at Fima Korolyov, you could find such character in nearly all forms of every school of the Soviet Union, similar character was in my form too! Alisa Seleznyova... I myself, as well as many my classmates fell in love at first sight with her! By the way, later an actress who played Alisa became a scientist - I think she was as much influenced by the film as people who watched it on TV.

Beautiful idea, beautiful realization, beautiful actors, beautiful music, beautiful song "Prekrasnoye Daleko" ("The Wonderful Far-Away")... Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful...

The last thing I want to say is that different remakes and "new versions" of the song from the film and even the film itself were made later and spread on TV and in the Internet. All they are not even comparable with the original. I should not even comment them, my comment is only about the original. So, request the original and enjoy it!


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7 July 1984 (Soviet Union) See more »

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