Karen SHAKHNAZAROV
Карен ШАХНАЗАРОВ
Karen CHAKHNAZAROV
USSR, 1979, 82mn 
Colour, fiction
The Kind-Hearted Ones
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Добряки

 

 Les Bonnes gens

 Dobryaki

 
Directed by : Karen SHAKHNAZAROV (Карен ШАХНАЗАРОВ)
Writing credits : Leonid ZORIN (Леонид ЗОРИН)
 
Cast
Georgi BURKOV (Георгий БУРКОВ)
Yuri GSEV (Юрий ГУСЕВ)
Veronika IZOTOVA (Вероника ИЗОТОВА)
Yuri LEONIDOV (Юрий ЛЕОНИДОВ)
Valentin NIKULIN (Валентин НИКУЛИН)
Larisa PASHKOVA (Лариса ПАШКОВА)
Aleksandr SARFONOV (Александр САФРОНОВ)
Viktor SHARLAKHOV (Виктор ШАРЛАХОВ)
Valentina TELICHKINA (Валентина ТЕЛИЧКИНА)
Tatyana VASILIEVA (Татьяна ВАСИЛЬЕВА)
Nikolay VOLKOV (Николай ВОЛКОВ)
Vladimir ZELDIN (Владимир ЗЕЛЬДИН)
 
Cinematography : Vladimir SHEVTSIK (Владимир ШЕВЦИК)
Production design : Nikolay POLYAKOV (Николай ПОЛЯКОВ), Konstantin STEPANOV (Константин СТЕПАНОВ)
Music : Mark MINKOV (Марк МИНКОВ)
Sound : Vladimir KRACHKOVSKY (Владимир КРАЧКОВСКИЙ)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 15 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Adventurer Gordey Kabachkov wants to become a scientists. He writes an ignorant thesis on Ancient Greek myths. Before presentation of thesis he talks to every member of senatus academicus and persuades them to vote for him. As a result of it his creation was approved unanimously. Kabachkov supplants his chief very soon and occupies his position. By chance the kind-hearted people learn that he didn’t even leave school.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Internet-festival "Rossiskaya Gazeta" Dubl DV@, Different cities (Russia), 2012
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2005

Photos and videos
 
Film: Film sans sous-titres