Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)

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In the fifties in Moscow, three women meet in a hostel. Their fates are implied in their characteristics. Antonina is moves on to get married and loves her husband and children immensely, they travel to the countryside occasionally. Lyudmila keeps hoping to win the lottery on happiness someday. Katrina is a strong independent woman who graduates from college and goes on to head the chemical plant in Moscow. But, love comes very differently to these three women, challenging them to do the impossible.

Cast: Aleksey Batalov, Oleg Tabakov, Vera Alentova

Crew: Vladimir Menshov (Director), Igor Slabnevich (Director of Photography), Sergey Nikitin (Music Director)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 11 Feb 1980 (India)

Russian Name: Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

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Did you know? Soviet Union's second highest-grossing film of all time. It was surpassed only by Pirates of the 20th Century (1979) Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Russian
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Frame Rate:
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia:
One of four Russian films ever to win Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The other are War and Peace (1966), Dersu Uzala (1975) and Burnt by the Sun (1994).

Soviet Union's second highest-grossing film of all time. It was surpassed only by Pirates of the 20th Century (1979)

Ronald Reagan watched the movie at least 8 times before meeting Gorbachev for the first time in order to "get to know the Russian soul better".

Best Actress Award (Vera Alentova) at Brussels International Film Festival (1981).

Finnish certificate # 88864 delivered on 29-1-1981.