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The Shooting Party (1978)

Moy laskovyy i nezhnyy zver (original title)
You can't make a heart love somebody. This gospel is well known to the young Olenka. Born in a poor family, she has to marry a rich man to escape poverty. Three men fight for her heart, the... See full summary »

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... Olga (as Galya Belyaeva)
... Kamyshev
... Count Karneyev
... Urbenin
... (as Grigori Grigoriu)
... (as V. Simchich)
... Publisher (as Oleg Fedorov)
Aleksandr Zvenigorsky ... (as A. Zvenigorsky)
Anna Petrova ... (as Anya Petrova)
Vladimir Matveev ... (as Volodya Matveev)
Valeri Sokoloverov ... (as V. Sokoloverov)
B. Kulikov
Georgiy Khasso ... (as G. Khasso)
Galina Ivanova ... (as G. Ivanova)
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You can't make a heart love somebody. This gospel is well known to the young Olenka. Born in a poor family, she has to marry a rich man to escape poverty. Three men fight for her heart, the glum widower Urbenin, the old count Karneyev and the handsome Kamyshev. The choice seems obvious, but who would have known that it all will end in tragedy?

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18 September 1978 (Soviet Union)  »

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13 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

Russian aristocracy in her decadent glamour. Almost every frame is beautifully shot and movie fulfilled with magnificent music. The actors are playing professionally in best tradition of the old Soviet theatrical school. Story is simple. Based on the classic novel. Friendship, love, greed, death and pay-off. The main characters are a young detective, his friend and a beautiful young lady. She seems to be looking for money and enjoys flirting with rich men. Married and fooled old guy and in the same time promising her love to the young one. Her character is more complicated than it seems at first. She, I believe, loves young detective with all her heart but strong desire to be rich and powerful drags her towards old aristocratic money bags. She had been poor all her life and had been dreaming to be in the center people attention since her childhood. The final is dramatic and everybody pays for their sins. A-grade movie. Included in Golden collection of Soviet cinematography.


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