Saturday, 11 February 2012

Stanislav Rostotsky: We'll Live till Monday - Доживем до понедельника (1968)

Director: Stanislav Rostotsky
Writer: Georgi Polonsky
Stars: Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Irina Pechernikova, Nina Menshikova

A lonely history teacher falls for an English teacher who was once his former student. Three days in the lives of the two, plus that of a literature instructor, are the subjects of this film that appeared at the 1969 Melbourne Film Festival. The history teacher deals with his wartime memories and takes care of his aging mother in addition to reaching out emotionally to the object of his affections. ...

"We'll live till Monday" won the main prize of the VI International Film Festival in Moscow 1969 and the USSR State Prize in 1970.

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