Wednesday, July 30, 2008


Alternate title: "Interdevochka", "Interdevočka", "Интердевочка", "Tanya"
Genre: Drama
Language: Russian
Running time: 151 minutes

Directed by Pyotr Todorovski
Written by Vladimir Kunin

Cast includes:

Elena Yakovleva as Tatiana
Tomas Laustiola as Edvard
Larisa Malevannaya as Alla Sergeyevna
Anastasiya Nemolyayeva as Lyalka
Sverre Anker Ousdal as Thorell

Overview: "Tatyana (Yelena Yakovleva) works as a nurse in a hospital in Leningrad. However, she has wants that her salary cannot provide for her, and sometimes she earns some hard currency by sleeping with foreign tourists. One of these is an uninspiring Swedish man, who offers to marry her. She is tempted, because she believes that the material aspect of life in Sweden is infinitely superior to that in Russia. Overcoming the resistence of the bureaucracy to her marriage, she succeeds in moving to Sweden with her new husband. Alas, she is soon bored with her new existence, and returns to her old hooking habits. (Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide)"

Elena Yakovleva (as Tatiana) and Sverre Anker Ousdal in "Interdevochka"

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