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Vam I ne Snilos

Alternative title
You Wouldn’t Even Dream It ... Love and Lies You Have Not Seen It Even in a Dream You Never Dreamt
Synopsis
Feature film based loosely on Romeo and Juliet. Two high school teenagers fall in love but their parents do not approve and resort to deception to separate them.
Language
Russian
Country
Former USSR
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1980
Duration
86 mins

Credits

Director
Ilya Frez
Cinematographer
Gasan Tutunov
Screenplay
Galina Shcherbakova; Ilya Frez
Music
Alexei Rybnikov
Cast
Nikita MikhajlovskyRoman Lavochkin (Romeo)
Tatyana AksyutaKatya Shevchenko (Juliet)
Albert FilozovKostya, Roman’s father (Montague)
Inna MiroshnichenkoLyudmila Sergeevna (Lady Capulet)
Lidiya Fedoseyeva ShukshinaVera, Roman’s mother (Lady Montague)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Based on a story by Galina Shcherbakova. The catalogue entry in the Russian Cinema Council website notes that in the story and in the original screenplay Katya was named Julia ‘yet the censors found it to be an attempt on plagiarising Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet’.

Production Company

Name

Gorky Film Studios

Online Retailer

Name

ruscico.com

Email
info@ruscico.com
Web
http://ruscico.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+7 (4950 1075700
Fax
+7 (495) 1810572
Address
Russian Cinema Council
S. Eisenstein Street
Moscow 129226
Russia

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