When the Trees Were Tall (1962)

Director
Lev Kulidzhanov

Main cast
Inna Gulaya; Yuriy Nikulin; Leonid Kuravlyov; Yekaterina Mazurova; Vasiliy Shukshin

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
The story of a man who routinely dodges all responsibility, bemoans fate, spends his days boozing, and refuses to work. The act of playing long-lost father to a pretty teenager spurs him to turn over a new leaf.


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