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Beregis Avtomobilya!

Alternative title
Beware of the Car
Synopsis
Feature film comedy. Detochkin, an insurance agent, is angry at the thought of crooks going unpunished and he begins a retribution campaign by stealing offenders’ cars, selling them, and donating the profits to an orphanage. Maksim, the detective investigating the thefts, co-incidentally is performing with Detochkin in an amateur production of Hamlet. The film contains scenes from rehearsals and the final performance.
Language
Russian
Country
Former USSR
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1966
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Eldar Ryazanov
Cinematographer
Anatoli Mukasej; Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Screenplay
Eldar Ryazanov; Emil Braginsky
Music
Andrei Petrov
Production Design
Boris Nemechek; Lev Semyonov
Cast
Innokenti SmoktunovskyDetochkin (Hamlet)
Oleg YefremovMaxim Podberezovikov

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Amateur theatre

Notes

General
Smoktunovsky played Hamlet in Kozintsev’s film HAMLET (1964).

Production Company

Name

Mosfilm

Archive

Name

Pacific Film Archive

Web
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(510) 642 1437
Address
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive PFA Library
2625 Durant Avenue
#2250 Berkeley CA 94720-2250

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