We Are from Jazz

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We Are from Jazz
We Are from Jazz.jpg
A film poster
Directed by Karen Shahnazarov
Produced by Konstantin Forostenko
Written by Aleksandr Borodyansky
Karen Shahnazarov
Starring Igor Sklyar
Alexander Pankratov-Cherniy
Music by Anatoli Kroll (conductor)
Mark Minkov (composer)
Ella Zelentsova (sound)
Cinematography Vladimir Shevtsik
Edited by Lidiya Milioti
Production
company
Release dates 1984
Running time 89 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

We Are from Jazz (Russian: Мы из джаза, translit. My iz dzhaza) is a Soviet comedy musical film by Karen Shahnazarov.

Plot[edit]

A student is expelled from music school because he loves jazz, and jazz at that time (film represents 1920s) is a kind of music that represents USA capitalism. He hires two street musicians to form a band, and goes from one city to another trying to gain fame.

Cast[edit]

  • Vladimir Aleksandrov
  • K. Bakhchiyev
  • Vitaly Bobrov - the real Captain Kolbasyev [1]
  • K. Chakhiryan
  • Boris Gitin
  • O. Kazanchev
  • Grigori Malikov
  • Vyacheslav Patsal
  • Vladimir Pitsek
  • Aleksandr Pyatkov
  • R. Sadykov
  • Oleg Savosin
  • Yekaterina Semyonova
  • I. Shubin
  • P. Skladchikov
  • L. Yankov

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