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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures
Original name: Операция «Ы» и другие приключения Шурика
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets into ludicrous situations but always finds a way out very neatly. "Operation Y and Shurik's Other Adventures" was a hit movie and became the leader of Soviet film distribution in 1965.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, funny, light, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia
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