Zhivyot takoy paren (1964)

Movie


Zhivyot takoy paren (1964)

The story of an Altai truck driver, a kind and outgoing person, who loves life. But it turns out that he can also be a hero, when he prevents the explosion of a gasoline truck by risking his life.
Soviet Union
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Release Date1964-09-01
Runtime1h 41mins
GenreComedy, Romance
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyKinostudiya imeni M. Gorkogo
CountrySoviet Union
LanguageRussian
Pashka Kolokolnikov
Lidiya Chashchina
Lidiya Chashchina
Nastya Platonova (as L. Aleksandrova)
Larisa Burkova
Larisa Burkova
Katya Lizunova (as L. Burkova)
Renita Grigoryeva
Renita Grigoryeva
Gorodskaya zhenshchina (as R. Grigoryeva)
Anisya (as N. Sazonova)
Marfa (as A. Zuyeva)
Bella Akhmadulina
Bella Akhmadulina
Zhurnalistka (as B. Akhmadulina)
Boris Balakin
Boris Balakin
Kondrat Stepanovich
Rodion Nahapetov
Rodion Nahapetov
Gena - inzhener (as R. Nakhapetov)
Ivan Prokhorov (as V. Filippov)
Zaveduyushchiy neftebazoy (as I. Ryzhov)
Nikolai Fyodortsov
Nikolai Fyodortsov
'Khyts' (as N. Fyodortsov)
Bolnoy uchitel (as Ye. Teterin)
Stepan (as B. Romanov)
Natalya Gitserot
Natalya Gitserot
Vedushchaya pokaza mod (as N. Gitserot)

There Is Such a Lad

There Is Such a Lad (Russian: Живёт такой парень, romanized: Zhivyot takoy paren) is a 1964 Soviet comedy film, directed by Vasily Shukshin. The movie is based on Vasily Shukshin's collection of short stories.


Plot

The movie tells the story of an Altai truck driver Pashka Kolokolnikov (played by Leonid Kuravlyov) - a kind, funny, and outgoing person, who loves life. He is a simpleton with a variety of gross provincial expressions and remarks, who likes to make fun of people and play practical jokes. But it turns out that he can also be a hero, when he prevents the explosion of a gasoline truck by risking his life.


Awards

The film won the Lion of Saint Marco prize at the Venice Film Festival in 1964 for Best Children's Film and received an award at the All-Union Film Festival (Leningrad, 1964) for Best Comedy Film ("For the cheerfulness, lyricism and originality").


Cast

  • Leonid Kuravlyov as Pashka Kolokolnikov
  • Lidiya Chaschina as Nastya Platonova
  • Larisa Burkova as Katya Lizunova
  • Renita Grigoryeva as a city woman
  • Nina Sazonova as Anisya
  • Anastasia Zuyeva as Marfa
  • Bella Akhmadulina as journalist
  • Boris Balakin as Kondrat Stepanovich
  • Rodion Nakhapetov as Gena
  • Viktor Filippov as collective farm chairman
  • Ivan Ryzhov as Head tank farms
  • Nikolai Fedortsov as Pasha friend
  • Yevgeniy Teterin as teacher
  • Natalia Gitserot as Leading fashion show
  • Yuri Grigoryev as Oleg
  • Elena Volskaya as nurse
  • Nina Ivanova as Nina