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The Man Who Surprised Everyone ()

Chelovek, kotoryy udivil vsekh (original title)
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When a Siberian state forest guard discovers he has cancer and only two months left to live he chooses to take the identity of a woman as a way of fighting the disease.

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Yegor
Natalya Kudryashova ...
Natalia
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Grandfather
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Stepka
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Zakhar
Igor Savochkin ...
Fedor
Maksim Vitorgan ...
Professor
Elena Voronchikhina ...
Shaman Woman

Directed by

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Aleksey Chupov
Natalya Merkulova

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Aleksey Chupov ... (scriptwriter)
 
Natalya Merkulova ... (scriptwriter)

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Guillaume de Seille ... co-producer
Ekaterina Filippova ... producer
Katrin Kissa ... co-producer
Alexander Rodnyansky ... co-producer

Cinematography by

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Mart Taniel

Film Editing by

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Vadim Krasnitsky

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Marion Koppel ... on-line editor

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Sergey Avstrievskikh

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Aleksandr Fedenyov ... sound (as Alexander Fedenev)
Vladimir Pryamov ... sound
Florin Tabacaru ... re-recording mixer

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Hendrik Proosa ... visual effects artist
Jan Viljus ... visual effects supervisor

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Andrey Sedov ... stunt coordinator: stunts

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Mart Taniel ... camera operator

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Plot Summary

Egor is a fearless state forest guard in the Siberian Taiga. He is a good family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second child. But one day Egor finds out that he has cancer and only two months left to live. No traditional medicine or shamanic magic can save him. Finally, left with no other options, he takes a desperate attempt to trick death. Egor chooses to take the identity of a woman as a way of fighting the disease. His family and the local society now have to accept his new self.

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Also Known As
  • Человек, который удивил всех (Russia)
  • L'homme qui a surpris tout le monde (France)
  • The Man Who Surprised Everyone (United States)
  • The Man Who Surprised Everyone (World-wide, English title)
  • The Man Who Surprised Everyone (Sweden)
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  • 105 min
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Movie Connections Referenced in Yuriy Kuznetsov/Natalya Kudryashova/Artur Chaparyan (2018). See more »

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