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Daddy (2004)

Papa (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 26 June 2004 (Russia)
This film derives from A. Galych's play, "Matrosskaya Tishina," "Papa" tells a story of a Jewish father who dreams of seeing his son perform on stage in front of huge audiences, dreams of ... See full summary »

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Vladimir Mashkov
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vladimir Mashkov ... Abraham Schwartz
Egor Beroev ... David Schwartz
Andrei Rozendent Andrei Rozendent ... David Schwartz, 12 Years
Olga Krasko Olga Krasko ... Tanya
Lidiya Pakhomova Lidiya Pakhomova ... Tanya, 12 Years (as Pakhomova Lida)
Olga Miroshnikova Olga Miroshnikova ... Khana
Kseniya Bespalova Kseniya Bespalova ... Khana, 12 Years
Sergey Dreyden ... Meyer Wolf
Kseniya Lavrova-Glinka Kseniya Lavrova-Glinka ... Lyudmila Shutova (as Kseniya Glinka)
Anatoliy Vasilev ... Chernyshov Ivan Kuzmich
Andrey Kuzichyov Andrey Kuzichyov ... Slavka Lebedev
Andrey Smolyakov ... Odintsov
Sergey Ugryumov ... Mitya Zhuchkov
Artur Smolyaninov Artur Smolyaninov ... Lyonchik
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lyudmila Davydova Lyudmila Davydova
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Storyline

This film derives from A. Galych's play, "Matrosskaya Tishina," "Papa" tells a story of a Jewish father who dreams of seeing his son perform on stage in front of huge audiences, dreams of seeing him as the greatest violinist of his time. To achieve this goal, he teaches his son Dodik how to play the violin from an early age. When Dodik grows up he leaves the small town he and his father lived in to study in the Moscow Conservatory, leaving his past behind. But one day he has to choose either to lose his father or everything he has achieved. Written by Pavel P.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

26 June 2004 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Daddy See more »

Filming Locations:

Kamenets-Podolskij, Ukraine See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$673,844
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Vladimir Mashkov played the role of Abraham Schwartz on stage in the play "Matrosskaya Tishina" that the film is based on. See more »

Crazy Credits

Before the end credits it is written in Russian: Posveshaetsa nashim Papam (Dedicated to our fathers). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Pozner: Vladimir Mashkov (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony N.5
Dmitri Shostakovich (as D. Shostakovich)
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impressive
8 February 2014 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

an old play. extraordinary acting. a story in frame of a gloomy period. surely, Papa is one of films who must see. for its force and grace. for its special beauty - reflection of emotions and fights, for extraordinary images and for music. it is Vladimir Mashkov movie and you feel that, scene by scene, more deeply. a film about dreams, choices and happiness. a Russian story extraordinary not only for itself but for the link between characters, past of original play, for the emotions as paintings in sand. and for something who has not place in the words body. maybe, it is far to be original. but it can be a form of revelation/wake-up for a part of its public. because, it is a Russian film. but its message is universal.


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