Afonya

(1975)

Overview

The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character "Afonya" Borshev is a plumber, who spends his life partying with "buddies", many of whom he doesn't even remember after nights of heavy drinking. His wife leaves him, his boss places him on probation, his whole life is falling apart, but he doesn't realize it. Afonya met Katya at a dance club, yet didn't pay her much attention. But she is the one, who can save him... In this movie Daneliya achieves a perfect balance of satire and drama. Quotes from the movie gained a cult status in USSR.

  1. Georgiy Daneliya

    Director

  2. Aleksandr Borodyanskiy

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leonid Kuravlyov

    Leonid Kuravlyov

    Борщов Афанасий Николаевич (Афоня)

  2. Evgeni Leonov

    Evgeni Leonov

    Коля

  3. Valentina Talyzina

    Valentina Talyzina

    Вострякова

  4. Nikolai Parfyonov

    Nikolai Parfyonov

    Фомин Борис Петрович

  5. Nina Ruslanova

    Nina Ruslanova

    Тамара

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Facts

Original Title Афоня

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 13, 1975
    12+
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Only kids the age of 12 or older can watch.

Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget -

Revenue -

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