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The Irony of Fate 2 (2007)

Ironiya sudby. Prodolzhenie (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 21 December 2007 (Russia)
The events of the new movie take place 30 years after the original one. The stars of this movie are Zhenya and Galya's son and Nadia and Ippolit's daughter. 2007

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Timur Bekmambetov
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Konstantin Khabenskiy ... Kostya Lukashin
Elizaveta Boyarskaya ... Nadya
Sergey Bezrukov ... Irakliy
Andrey Myagkov ... Evgeniy Lukashin
Aleksandr Shirvindt ... Uncle Pasha
Valentina Talyzina ... Aunt Valya
Barbara Brylska ... Nadezhda Vasilevna
Yuriy Yakovlev ... Ippolit Georgievich
Aleksandr Belyavskiy ... Uncle Sasha
Mikhail Efremov ... Father Frost
Evgeniya Dobrovolskaya ... Snow Maiden
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ... Neizvestnyy
Igor Savochkin ... Kolya - Border Guard
Ville Haapasalo ... Drunk Finn (as Ville Khaapasalo)
Roman Madyanov ... Militia Major
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Storyline

Events unfold 30 years after the events of the movie "Enjoy Your Bath". The plot is as follows: Zhenya and Nadya did not get married, and each returned to his own life - Nadya to Ippolit, and Zhenya to Galya. The main characters in the new film are the son of Zhenya and Galya - Kostya, and the daughter of Nadya and Ippolit - also Nadya. On New Year's Eve, Kostya Lukashin returns from a medical conference from St. Petersburg to Moscow, having thoroughly drunk, Kostya thinks that he is already in Moscow. Written by Bazza the Beast

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Trivia

The role of Nadya was offered to Milla Jovovich, but she declined after reading the script. See more »

Quotes

Irakliy: My dear, he was bringing happiness to people all night long.
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Nara
Music by E.S. Posthumus
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No plot. No dialogue. No taste. No movie.
13 January 2008 | by Serguei-PatchkovskiiSee all my reviews

This production (I cannot bring myself to call it a movie, because it isn't) pretends to be a sequel to the beloved New Year romantic comedy the Irony of Fate (Ирония Судьбы). In fact, it is nothing more than a shameless attempt to cash in on the huge and well-deserved popularity of the original, which remains one of the favorites of the Russian-language audiences even after more than 30 years. This "sequel" brings together most of the original actors who appeared in the Eldar Ryazanov's masterpiece. As you might well imagine, the original actors are by now in their seventies - which is by no means a bar to being a good actor (just take a pick at any of Jack Lemmon's late movies!), provided that you do not try to play the same role you had 30 years ago. Unfortunately, the movie director Timur Bekmambetov (Тимур Бекмамбетов) completely lacks the ability to capitalize on the strengths of his actors; he is also clueless in the basic principles of scene composition, and is incapable of pulling off the most basic of physical jokes. In addition to that, the script lacks a coherent plot or basic believability. The production quality is also terrible - I've seen some home movies with more professional scene lighting, for example. Altogether, this is an extremely bad movie - avoid it at all costs, even if you have to pay to be let off watching it.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

21 December 2007 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Irony of Fate 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Moscow, Russia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$55,639,741
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