Big School-Break

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Big School-Break
Big School-Break.jpg
Created by Gosteleradio
Written by Aleksei Korenev
Georgi Sadovnikov
Directed by Aleksei Korenev
Starring Mikhail Kononov
Aleksandr Zbruyev
Evgeni Leonov
Rolan Bykov
Lyudmila Kasatkina
Theme music composer Eduard Kolmanovsky
Country of origin Soviet Union
Original language(s) Russian
No. of episodes 4
Production
Cinematography Anatoly Mukasey
Running time 268 min
Release
Original release Mosfilm
T/O Ekran
1972 – 1973

Big School-Break (or Big Break translit. Bolshaya Peremena, Russian: Большая перемена) is a Soviet 1972 TV miniseries in 4 episodes. Its USA screen name is The Long Recess, and it is loosely based on Georgi Sadovnikov's novel "Walk towards people".

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Nestor Petrovich Severov, a student preparing to start his PhD in Russian history, has his ego bruised by his girl-friend, who beats him on their entrance exam. He starts working at a night school, having had his spot at a graduate program taken away by the young woman. He soon finds out that teaching adults can be very hard, especially when they aren't willing to learn.

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