Three Fat Men (film)

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Three Fat Men
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Directed by Aleksey Batalov
Iosif Shapiro
Written by Yuri Olesha
Aleksey Batalov
Mikhail Olshevsky
Starring Lina Braknytė
Pyotr Artemyev
Aleksey Batalov
Valentin Nikulin
Music byNikolai Sidelnikov
CinematographySuren Shakhbazyan
Edited byRaisa Izakson
Release date
  • 18 November 1966 (1966-11-18)
Running time
1h 32min
CountrySoviet Union

Three Fat Men (Russian : Три толстяка, translit.  Tri tolstyaka) is a 1966 Soviet fantasy film directed by Aleksey Batalov and Iosif Shapiro based on the eponymous novel by Yury Olesha.

Russian language East Slavic language

Russian is an East Slavic language, which is official in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely used throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It was the de facto language of the Soviet Union until its dissolution on 25 December 1991. Although, nowadays, nearly three decades after the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russian is used in official capacity or in public life in all the post-Soviet nation-states, as well as in Israel and Mongolia, the rise of state-specific varieties of this language tends to be strongly denied in Russia, in line with the Russian World ideology.

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Romanization of Russian is the process of transliterating the Russian language from the Cyrillic script into the Latin script.

Fantasy film film genre

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Lina Braknytė is a Lithuanian actress.

Aleksey Batalov Soviet and Russian actor, file director and screenwriter

Aleksey Vladimirovich Batalov was a Soviet and Russian actor acclaimed for his portrayal of noble and positive characters. He was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1976 and a Hero of Socialist Labour in 1989.

Valentin Nikulin Soviet and Russian actor

Valentin Yuryevich Nikulin was a Soviet, Russian and Israeli theater and film actor.

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