Tatyana LIOZNOVA
Татьяна ЛИОЗНОВА
Tatiana LIOZNOVA
USSR, 1967, 79mn 
Colour, fiction
Tri topolia na pliushchikhe
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Три тополя на Плющихе

 

 Three Poplars at Plyuschika

 Trois peupliers dans la rue Pliouchtchikha

 
Directed by : Tatyana LIOZNOVA (Татьяна ЛИОЗНОВА)
Writing credits : Aleksandr BORSHCHAGOVSKY (Александр БОРЩАГОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Tatyana DORONINA (Татьяна ДОРОНИНА) ...Anna
Oleg EFREMOV (Олег ЕФРЕМОВ) ...Sasha
Khikmat LATYPOV (Хикмат ЛАТЫПОВ)
Alevtina RUMIANTSEVA (Алевтина РУМЯНЦЕВА)
Viktor SERGACHEV (Виктор СЕРГАЧЕВ)
Vyacheslav SHALEVICH (Вячеслав ШАЛЕВИЧ)
Nikolay SMIRNOV (Николай СМИРНОВ)
Valentina TELEGINA (Валентина ТЕЛЕГИНА)
 
Cinematography : Pyotr KATAEV (Пётр КАТАЕВ)
Production design : Sergey SEREBRENNIKOV (Сергей СЕРЕБРЕННИКОВ)
Music : Aleksandra PAKHMUTOVA (Александра ПАХМУТОВА)
Sound : Leonard BUKHOV (Леонард БУХОВ)
Editing : Ksenia BLINOVA (Ксения БЛИНОВА)
Companies : Gorky Film Studio
Spectators : 26 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
The literal translation of this title is "Three Poplars." Anna is married to a farmer and the couple have two young children in this comedy drama. She is sent to Moscow to sell some hams, and she stays with her sister-in-law Nina. Nina warns the naive country girl of the pitfalls of the big city, and with a warning not to spend more than a certain amount on cab fare, Anna waits for a ride. The cab driver is charmed by Anna's simple, naive ways and asks her to meet him later. The two go to the movies and Anna returns to Nina who is talking about divorcing her husband. Anna has agreed to meet the cab driver later. She watches him from the apartment window as he refuses fares in hopes of seeing the beautiful Anna once again. She is torn between meeting with the driver and returning to the family in this feature where provincial innocence collides with urban cynicism.
Dan Pavlides, www.allmovie.com
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow, St-Petersburg, two capitals, one country, Toulouse (France), 2010
- Moscow, St-Petersburg : two faces of Russia, Paris (France), 2010
- Festival Russian kino 'Moscow Premier Screenings', Moscow (Russia), 2009