On anniversary of Eldar Ryazanov

Say a Word for the Poor Hussar

Scriptwriter Grigori Gorin
Eldar Ryazanov
Director Eldar Ryazanov
Director of Photography Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Composer Andrey Petrov
Production Designer Aleksandr Borisov
Nelli Fomina
Production Mosfilm Studio
Timing 160 min.
Year 1980
Age restriction 0+
Country Russia
Cinema Date/Time
DOM KINO 3 September 13:00

Liya Akhedzhakova
Natalya Gundareva
Irina Mazurkevich
Evgeny Leonov
Valentin Gaft
Georgy Burkov
Oleg Basilashvili
Stanislav Sadalsky
Boryslav Brondukov
Vladimir Nosik
Valentin Pavlov
Zinovy Gerdt



The arrival of a hussar regiment stirs a small town with life. The love of a cornet Pletnev for a young actress Nastenka unexpectedly intertwines with the schemes of Merzlyayev, an official from St. Petersburg who is on a visit to test the hussars’ loyalty.
At the fourth All-Union Competition the film was awarded the Third degree Diploma in the best use of national color negative film while making the feature movie.