Afonya

Afonya

The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character "Afonya" Borshev is a plumber, who spends his life partying with "buddies", many of whom he doesn't even remember after nights of heavy drinking. His wife leaves him, his boss places him on probation, his whole life is falling apart, but he doesn't realize it. Afonya met Katya at a dance club, yet didn't pay her much attention. But she is the one, who can save him... In this movie Daneliya achieves a perfect balance of satire and drama. Quotes from the movie gained a cult status in USSR.

TitleAfonya
Original TitleАфоня
Release DateOctober 13th, 1975
GenresRomance, Comedy, Drama
Runtime
DirectorGeorgiy Daneliya
WriterAleksandr Borodyanskiy
Production CompanyMosfilm
Production CountryRussia
Plot Keywordsdancing, plumber, soviet union, alcoholism, satire, love, blue collar, scam, social satire, bribery
Leonid Kuravlyov
Leonid Kuravlyov
Борщов Афанасий Николаевич (Афоня)
Yevgeniya Simonova
Yevgeniya Simonova
Катя Снегирёва
Evgeni Leonov
Evgeni Leonov
Коля
Valentina Talyzina
Valentina Talyzina
Вострякова
Nikolai Parfyonov
Nikolai Parfyonov
Фомин Борис Петрович
Nina Ruslanova
Nina Ruslanova
Тамара
Radner Muratov
Radner Muratov
Мурат Рахимов
Savely Kramarov
Savely Kramarov
Егоза
Borislav Brondukov
Borislav Brondukov
Федул
Vladimir Basov
Vladimir Basov
Владимир Иванович Беликов
Afonya
Афоня
October 13th, 1975