The Irony of Fate 2

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The Irony of Fate 2
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Directed by Timur Bekmambetov
Produced by Anatoli Maksimov
Written by Timur Bekmambetov
Alexey Slapovskiy
Starring Andrey Myagkov
Barbara Brylska
Yuri Yakovlev
Konstantin Habensky
Elizaveta Boyarskaya
Sergey Bezrukov
Music by Yuri Poteyenko
Michael Tariverdiev
Cinematography Sergey Trofimov
Distributed by Russia Channel One, Bazelevs Company and Mosfilm
US New Line Cinema
Release dates
  • 21 December 2007 (2007-12-21)
Running time 115 min.
Country Russia
Language Russian/Finnish
Budget $5,000,000
Box office $55,639,114[1]

The Irony of Fate 2 or The Irony of Fate: Continuation (Russian: Ирония Судьбы. Продолжение; Ironiya sud’by. Prodolzheniye) is a 2007 Russian romantic comedy film directed by Timur Bekmambetov based on a screenplay by Alexey Slapovskiy produced by Channel One and released by Mosfilm. It is a direct sequel of the first The Irony of Fate.

It was originally rumored to be put in production in a press release, dedicated to the original movie's 30th anniversary in 2005.

Irony of Fate earned $55,000,000 in total from its gross box-office release, with $49,000,000 coming from the Russian box-office alone. It was the highest-grossing film within Russia up until the release of Avatar there.[citation needed]

Plot[edit]

The characters from the first film now have children, who have managed to get into the same situation as their parents many years ago. However, this story is not simply a remake of the original movie. Firstly, all of Lukashin's adventures were accidental, whereas here everything is done according to a plan thought up by Pavlik (a friend of Lukashin's). His idea is to help his friend Evgeniy with his loneliness. To this end, he dispatches Lukashin's son Kostya to Petersburg, where he acts in the same manner as his father 30 years ago. In flat 12 he meets Nadejda (who is actually the daughter of Nadejda from the first movie). She has a fiancé called Irakliy, a businessman. Kostantin's task is to lure Iracliy away from the flat, then wait for Nadejda's mother to come; he then makes her call Evgeniy Lukashin. Pavlik persuades Evgeniy to go to St. Petersburg. The plot becomes a story of two fights over a woman: Konstantin vs. Irakliy and Evgeniy vs. Ippolit. Finally Lukashins win the competition, because Irakliy turns out to be too dull for Nadya and Nadejda understands that she was never in love with Ippolit.

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