7.1/10
356
2 user

Heads and Tails (1995)

Oryol i reshka (original title)
To earn money for married life, a young engaged man takes a job as an engineer on a privately operated oil drilling rig in the far North of Russia. A friend's letter brings the sad news ... See full summary »

Director:

Georgiy Daneliya
Reviews
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

School teacher is cheating on his wife and lies about it.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Oleg Basilashvili, Natalya Gundareva, Marina Neyolova
Nastya (1994)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young Russian store clerk has a drab existence in times of shortages and is berated by her ailing mother for not seeing men. So she brings home an unknown young man who she met on the tram. She dreams many things but pines for this man.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Polina Kutepova, Irina Markova, Valeriy Nikolaev
Pasport (1990)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A case of mistaken identity, by a switched Passport leaves a Georgian man stranded in Israel.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Gérard Darmon, Natalya Gundareva, Oleg Yankovskiy
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev
Mimino (1977)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Pilot Mimino works at small local airlines in Georgia, flying helicopters between small villages. He dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for ... See full summary »

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Young Siberian writer Volodya meets Kolya in the Moscow metro in his visit to a famous author. Volodya and Kolya's friend Sasha adventure their love interests in their own way, while Kolya sets out to help them.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Aleksei Loktev, Galina Polskikh
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This adaptation of Twain's masterpiece still is absolutely warm without being completely married to retelling the book line by line. Despite being on the other side of the world, the tone ... See full summary »

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Roman Madyanov, Feliks Imokuede, Evgeniy Leonov
Slyozy kapali (1983)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

One evening after a hard day at the office, Pavel Ivanovich Vasin starts to behave quite strangely to family and friends. He leaves home and for the next 24 hours continues to do strange ... See full summary »

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Nina Grebeshkova
Seryozha (1960)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The mother of a 5 years old Seryozha remarries. This man becomes a friend and a confident, an adult who see Seryozha not as a child, but as a person.

Directors: Georgiy Daneliya, Igor Talankin
Stars: Boris Barkhatov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Irina Skobtseva
Afonya (1975)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A carefree plumber spends his days drinking and chasing women, but the emptiness of his life starts catching up to him.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov
Ne goryuy! (1968)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A young happy-go-lucky village doctor lives a leisurely life as comic events unfold around him.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Sergo Zakariadze, Vakhtang Kikabidze, Sofiko Chiaureli
Tridtsat tri (1965)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A rough factory worker of a distant rural town of Russia becomes a national celebrity, when it's discovered that his mouth bears 33 teeth. He is brought to Moscow, where he discovers a new world for him.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Nonna Mordyukova, Inna Churikova
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirill Pirogov ... Oleg Chagin
Polina Kutepova Polina Kutepova ... Zina Prishchepkina
Oleg Basilashvili ... Professor Savitsky
Leonid Yarmolnik ... Gosha
Stanislav Govorukhin ... Zosima, chief
Galina Petrova ... Klavdiya Klimova
Olga Mashnaya ... Nurse
Gennadiy Nazarov ... Vadik
Ivan Ryzhov ... Timofeich
Natalya Rassiyeva Natalya Rassiyeva ... Lena
Irina Shelamova Irina Shelamova ... Lariska
Sergei Shvydkoi Sergei Shvydkoi
Nina Grebeshkova ... Patient in Hospital
Yuri Rost Yuri Rost
Anatoliy Kalmykov ... Security in Hospital
Edit

Storyline

To earn money for married life, a young engaged man takes a job as an engineer on a privately operated oil drilling rig in the far North of Russia. A friend's letter brings the sad news that his fiancée has already married someone else and in desperation he quits his job and flies back to Moscow. There all his vast efforts to win her back seem in vain... Written by Maywin Media AB <maywin@mbox200.swipnet.se>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

3 November 1995 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Heads and Tails See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Perfect film!!!!!
30 September 2006 | by insider-11See all my reviews

One of the most beautiful, funny and also romantic movies I've ever seen in my life! Very kind, very touching! Brilliant actors and a famous Russian director Georgy Danelia = 10 points out of 10! An interesting plot, an unexpected end of the movie. What is a "True Love"? Unselfishness, kindness, self-sacrifice... Will the true feelings after all be rewarded according to their deserts? I recommend this movie to everybody! Especially to watch it alone with a girlfriend. :) You wouldn't regret it! Russian cinematography is alive! :) It's sad nowadays we see only blood and murders on screens. The_Insider Moscow, Russia


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed