Wedding in Malinovka
Wedding in Malinovka (Russian: Свадьба в Малиновке, Svadba v Malinovke) is a 1967 Soviet musical comedy film directed by Andrei Tutyshkin based on an operetta by Boris Aleksandrov adapted by Leonid Yukhvid.
|Wedding in Malinovka|
|Directed by||Andrei Tutyshkin|
|Written by||Leonid Yukhvid|
|Produced by||Semyon Malkin|
|Edited by||Mariya Pen|
|Music by||Boris Aleksandrov|
|Box office||74.6 million tickets|
The film is about a Ukrainian village during the time of the Russian Civil War. With power alternating almost daily between Soviet and Ukrainian nationalist forces, the villagers of Malinovka are never sure who is in charge, so they modify their behaviour and dress accordingly.
- Vladimir Samoilov as Nazar Duma, Red squadron commander
- Lyudmila Alfimova as Sofya (vocals — Valentina Levko)
- Valentina Lysenko as Yarinka
- Yevgeni Lebedev as Nechipor
- Zoya Fyodorova as Gorpina Dormidontovna
- Heliy Sysoyev as Andreyka (vocal — Mikhail Egorov)
- Mikhail Pugovkin as Yashka the Gunner
- Nikolai Slichenko as Petrya
- Grigori Abrikosov as Grytsko Balyasny, or Pan-Ataman Gritsian Tavrichesky.
- Andrei Abrikosov as Balyasny Senior
- Mikhail Vodyanoy as Popandopulo
- Tamara Nosova as Komarikha
- Emma Treyvas as Tryndychikha
- Aleksei Smirnov as Smetana
- Margarita Krinitsyna
- Aleksandr Orlov as priest
- Lyubov Tishchenko
- Aleksandr Zakharov
- Vyacheslav Voronin as Chechil
- N. Kogan
- B. Moreno
- A. Pishvanov
- Yu. Shepelev
Dance scenes were cast with the participation of the Moldovan dance troupe Joc.
One of the film's main characters, Nazar Duma, has a completely unrelated namesake in a different famous Soviet film, Tractor Drivers (1939). This coincidence was used in a crossover parody film, Tractor Drivers 2.
- Sergey Kudryavtsev (4 July 2006). "Отечественные фильмы в советском кинопрокате". LiveJournal. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
- Derek Elley, World Filmography: 1967 Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1977, ISBN 9780498015656, 639 pp.
- Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Russian Routledge, 2013, ISBN 9781136787867, 440 p.
- В поселке Малиновка был установлен памятник герою одноименного фильма Попандопуло