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Nine Days of One Year (1962)

Devyat dney odnogo goda (original title)
Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. ... See full summary »

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Mikhail Romm
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksey Batalov ... Dmitri Gusev (as A. Batalov)
Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy ... Ilya Kulikov (as I. Smoktunovsky)
Tatyana Lavrova ... Lyolya (as T. Lavrova)
Nikolai Plotnikov ... Professor Sintsov (as N. Plotnikov)
Sergei Blinnikov ... Pavel Butov, director of the Institute (as S. Blinnikov)
Evgeniy Evstigneev ... Nikolai Ivanovich (as E. Evstigneev)
Mikhail Kozakov ... Valery, physicist (as M. Kozakov)
Valentin Nikulin ... (as V. Nikulin)
Pavel Shpringfeld ... Guest physicist (as P. Shpringfeld)
Aleksandr Pelevin ... Guest physicist (as A. Pelevin)
Evgeniy Teterin ... Surgeon (as Ye. Teterin)
Nikolay Sergeev ... Gusev's Father (as N. Sergeyev)
Ada Vojtsik ... Maria Tikhonovna wife Sintsova (as A. Vojtsik)
Valentina Belyaeva ... Tatiana Abramovna physician medical unit of the Institute (as V. Belyayeva)
Lyusena Ovchinnikova ... Nura, the younger sister of Gusev (as L. Ovchinnikova)
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Storyline

Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. Luck has it that he makes an important discovery. Unfortunately he exposes himself to radioactivity during the experiments. As a result he falls seriously ill. However Dmitry has a strong spirit. His will to live, the deep passion for his work and his strong love for mankind makes it possible for him to recover. Written by Hans VanDerKraan

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

5 March 1962 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

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$630
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Mosfilm See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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A contour of Rusian science spirituality... that is lost
3 December 2005 | by vr0791See all my reviews

I am Russian, I am a scientist, and, probably, that's why I like it. This film together with the book by brothers Strugatsky "Monday begins on Saturday" forms a manifestation of the Russian science spirit, as it was in good old Soviet era days. May be, the very special atmosphere of leading Soviet research institutes, the atmosphere of creativity and self-sacrifice, is one of a few positive contributions that communists have brought to the Russian culture. At least, the film of Mikhail Romm brings us to the wonderland, where people believe in what they do. Romm tells us a sad and beautiful story about an island of freedom, the island which is nowadays lost under the waters of "real life".


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