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Say a Word for the Poor Hussar (1981)
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Say a Word for the Poor Hussar (1981)
Original name: О бедном гусаре замолвите слово
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: The small town agog Hussars entry. Love between cornet and the young actress suddenly faces intrigue made by a St. Petersburg bureaucrat. The actress father dies after being involved in this game and perspectives look dark... But evil will eventually be defeated by the nobility, loyalty and love.
Style: sincere, melancholic
Plot: investigation, jealousy, love, actor, actress, secret police, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, illicit affair, social relations, theater, army, assault, forced marriage, cavalry, entrapment, peace, period piece, agent, singing
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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A Railway Station for Two (1983)
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