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Kavkazskaya Plennica Ili Novye Proklucheniya Shurika (Kidnapping, Caucasian Style)

Media: DVD
Author/Director: Leonid Gaidai
Language: Russian
Subtitles: English
Description:

1967 Soviet comedy film dealing with a humorous plot revolving around bride kidnapping, an old tradition that used to exist in certain regions of theNorthern Caucasus.

The original title derives from the Alexander Pushkin poem, "The Prisoner of the Caucasus",[1] and Leo Tolstoy's short story, "The Prisoner of the Caucasus".[2] The film was directed by Leonid Gaidai. It is the last film featuring the trio of the "Coward" (Georgy Vitsin), the "Fool" (Yuri Nikulin), and the "Pro" (Yevgeny Morgunov), a group of bumbling antiheroes similar in some ways to the Three Stooges. The film premiered in Moscow on April 1, 1967.


ISBN: ASIN: B0019T0JAW
More Information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kidnapping,_Caucasian_Style
MTLC ID: 8105