On anniversary of Eldar Ryazanov
|Director of Photography||Leonid Krainenkov
|Production Designer||Aleksandr Kuznetsov
|Cinema||Date/Time||DOM KINO||4 September 15:00|
Adventure comedy about a caveman from a fictional tribe Tapi. The action begins when a young geologist Vladimir Porazhaev, while having an anthropological expedition, falls unexpectedly into the abyss. Besides Vladimir has long suspected that this tribe exists; it is this fact that becomes the main reason of the strife with the Head of the expedition Krokhalev. Using his intellectual superiority, the geologist gets free from the tribe and comes back to Moscow together with the caveman called Chudak.
At the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union October 24, 1961) M.A. Suslov harshly and severely commented on the film. Soon the film screening was forbidden nationwide. They lifted the ban only in 1988 by the decision of Goskino USSR and the dispute committee of the USSR Union of Cinematographers. Soon after the film was shown in the cinema again.