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The film is based on the novel by Hungarian writer István Örkény, "Tót, the Major and the Other Ones".

Directed by Pyotr Nekrasov and Georgy Kobiashvili, with a screenplay by Pyotr Nekrasov.

Starring: Dmitry Lavrov, Georgy Kobyashvili, Anna Tugusheva, Darya Zhovner, Eric Martyukov, Andrey Chepizhak, Dmitry Strelkov, Dmitry Teiber-Lebedev, Maxim Dyukov, Tatiana Zhidkova, Pavel Cherkas, Lyudmila Dobrodomova.

It is set in a Hungarian village in 1943 during World War II, where Hungary is fighting on the side of Germany. The major of the regiment, in which Tót's son serves, comes to visit their family. The family tries their best to please the major, but it proves difficult as his nerves are frayed from fighting Russian partisans. Pleasing him becomes increasingly difficult, leading to an unexpected but inevitable finale. The plot introduces us to unique characters - the villagers.
This film explores what war and totalitarianism do to people.
It is a humorous take on the horrors of war, with a difficult happy ending.

  • Georgii Kobiashvili
  • Petr Nekrasov
  • Petr Nekrasov
  • Kseniia Davidenko
  • Dmitrii Lavrov
    Key Cast
  • Darya Zhovner
    Key Cast
    Closeness 2017
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Georgii Kobiashvili, Petr Nekrasov

Georgii Kobiashvili
An actor, film director, artist, and fencing choreographer.
Born in 1974 in Leningrad, lives and works in Tbilisi.
He studied directing and acting. He has played over 30 roles in plays, including "Pygmalion," "Hamlet," and "Cyrano de Bergerac."
He choreographs fencing fights and battles on the theatrical stage.
He has directed two feature films.
He designs plays as a set designer. He also illustrates books.
As a host, he leads the annual holiday "Fencer's Day."

Nekrasov Petr А.
Playwright, screenwriter, theater director, biologist.
Born in 1973 in Leningrad, lives and works in St. Petersburg, Russia.
By profession, he is a virologist, a specialist in neuroinfections.
Since the 2000s, she has been professionally engaged in dramaturgy and theater directing, has a master's degree in dramaturgy.
He is the author of the performances "Home leave", "Ticket to Earth" (by Robert Sheckley), "J", the plays "The Children Are Lost", "Dam", "Apple Branch", the detective series "Student", and the libretto of several musicals. According to his screenplays, the films “Exit to the City” (dir. G. Kobiashvili) and “Linden Tea” (dir. A. Sokolov) were shot.
Author of scientific publications, popular science scenarios, board games. Plays in films and on stage.
Convinced humanist. Loves deer.

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