Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two Liverpudlian natives, Elaine and Theresa. Elaine and Peter immediately fall in love with each other, but the night is short and they must leave with the ship. Elaine can't forget him and writes a letter to Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, asking him to make it possible for them to reunite.
2 May 1986 (USA)
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Bons baisers de Liverpool
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Alexandra Pigg and Peter Firth are married in real life. See more
Elaine says the British embassy did nothing to help her. It is highly unlikely that that she as a British citizen in Britain would have contacted any British embassy, all of which would, by definition, be in other countries. She would have contacted the Foreign Office, which is the authority dealing with foreign affairs and international matters in Britain. The casual viewer might easily confuse the two, but Elaine, who has recently dealt with them, would not make this mistake. See more
Is me mazzie smudged, is me hair up straight ?
Tracy - you put a whole can of lacquer on that - it'd take a monsoon to shift that lot.
The end credits roll to the background of a painted Moscow city landscape. See more
References Doctor Zhivago
Always Something There To Remind Me
Written by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David
Performed by Sandie Shaw
(uncredited) See more