Isaac MAGITON
Исаак МАГИТОН
Isaac MAGUITON
USSR, 1975, 95mn 
Colour, fiction
Tsentrovoy iz podnebesya
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Центровой из поднебесья

 

 Pivot From The Skies

 Le Pivot du ciel

 
Directed by : Isaac MAGITON (Исаак МАГИТОН)
Writing credits : Vasili AKSENOV (Василий АКСЕНОВ)
Companies : Gorky Film Studio
Spectators : 17,8 million spectators in the USSR
Release Date in Russia : 28/03/1977
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
A young man of 2.08m height should love basketball, but he has fallen in love with the soloist of the VIA (vocal-instrumental ensemble) ‘Adventure’, Nina Chelnokova. In order to follow his beloved on her tours, Yura “Kulich” (Eastercake) Kulikovsky joins the collective of the basketball team ‘Student’, which is managed by the legendary coach and incorrigible romantic Samson Groznyak.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2014