Ulybka Boga, ili Chisto odesskaya istoriya (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Ulybka Boga, ili Chisto odesskaya istoriya (2008)
  • Rate: 5.8/10 total 67 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
  • Release Date: 3 December 2009 (Kazakhstan)
  • Runtime: 117 min | 127 min | 127 min (DVD)
  • Filming Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Budget: $8,500,000(estimated)
  • Director: Vladimir Alenikov
  • Stars: Ivan Zhidkov, Mariya Gorban and Antonina Sutyagina
  • Original Music By: Igor Zubkov   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Odessa Ukraine | Cat | Ukraine | Wealth | Shell Game

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Vladimir Alenikov  screenplay
  • George Golubenko  screenplay

Known Trivia

    Plot: A determined student from Chicago is forced to fulfill the last wish of his ailing grandfather. He has to travel to Odessa, Ukraine, and bring back his grandfather's cat. |  »

    Story: A determined student from Chicago is forced to fulfill the last wish of his ailing grandfather. He has to travel to Odessa, Ukraine, and bring back his grandfather's cat.

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    Produced By:

    • Vladimir Alenikov known as executive producer
    • Tatyana Belik known as line producer
    • Yelena Dementyeva known as supervising producer
    • George Golubenko known as executive producer
    • Valeriy Gorelov known as executive producer
    • Valeryi Gorelov known as producer
    • Alina Shraybman known as producer
    • Arkadiy Zilberman known as associate producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Ivan Zhidkov known as Alen
    • Mariya Gorban known as Anna – Alyona
    • Antonina Sutyagina known as Pozhila Anna
    • Armen Dzhigarkhanyan known as Filipp Olshanskiy
    • Dmitriy Sergin known as Molodoy Filipp
    • Roman Kartsev known as Perepmuter
    • Tamara Tana known as Elvira
    • Aleksandr Pankratov-Chyornyy known as Ryzhak
    • Nina Usatova known as Madam Parnokopytenko
    • Tatyana Novik known as Sosedka Galya
    • Vadim Zhuk known as Khudoy v katakombakh
    • Kapuchino known as Kot
    • Irina Tokarchuk known as 1954 god – Tetka-prodavshchitsa
    • Yakov Gopp known as 1954 god – Prodavets Zhora
    • Dmitriy Pavlov known as 1954 god – Molodoy prodavets
    • Alla Brodskaya known as 1954 god – Molodaya prodavshchitsa
    • Igor Zubkov known as 1954 god – Priezzhiy pokupatel
    • Nataliya Dmitrashko known as 1954 god – Priezzhaya pokupatelnitsa
    • Anatoliy Paduka known as 1954 god – Intelligentnyy pokupatel
    • Irina Kurochka known as 1954 god – Pokupatelnitsa-odessitka
    • Lyudmila Lanets known as 1954 god – Zhenshchina na rynke
    • Vlad Vashchenko known as 1954 god – Akkordeonist na rynke
    • Oleg Shkolnik known as 1954 god – Zevaka na pozhare
    • Yuliya Skarga known as 1954 god – Zhenshchina v shlyape
    • Sonya Gorelova known as 1954 god – Devochka na pozhare
    • Alesha Anatosevich known as 1954 god – Malchik na pozhare
    • Mikhail Bogdasarov known as 1954 god – Nachalnik pozharnikov
    • Timofey Krinitskiy known as 1954 god – Sviridyuk
    • Bogdan Parshakov known as 1954 god – Khabibulin
    • Mikhail Ignatov known as 1954 god – Ryabokon
    • Valeriy Baylo known as 1954 god – Predybaylo
    • Igor Chverkalyuk known as 1954 god – Pervyy pogorelets
    • Igor Tiltikov known as 1954 god – Vtoroy pogorelets
    • Valerian Novak known as 1954 god – Pogorelets s tennisnoy raketoy (as Villen Novak)
    • Boris Smirnov known as 1954 god – Zevaka v linyaloy gimnasterke
    • Lyudmila Volkova known as 1954 god – Molodukha
    • Nikolay Shchepotin known as 1954 god – Kolya, ee syn (as Kolya Shchepotin)
    • Nikolay Danilyuk known as 1954 god – Fotograf na pozhare
    • Sergey Frolov known as 1954 god – Zhurnalist na pozhare
    • Aleksey Mosunov known as 1954 god – Yunyy zevaka
    • Aleksey Agopyan known as 1954 god – Muzh Parnokopytenko
    • Nernes Mirzoyan known as 1954 god – Kostanzholgo
    • Natalya Buzko known as 1954 god – Assistentka Kostanzholgo
    • Tatyana Ivanova known as 1954 god – Pervaya sosedka
    • Elena Shavruk known as 1954 god – Vtoraya sosedka
    • Boris Krivets known as 1954 god – Kolya
    • Marina Zamchevskaya known as 1954 god – Olya
    • Vyacheslav Bukharov known as 1954 god – David Oystrakh
    • Marina Dianova known as 1954 god – Akkompaniatorsha
    • Tatyana Konovalova known as 1954 god – Vedushchaya kontserta
    • Andrey Zay known as 1954 god – Administrator filarmonii
    • Aleksandr Kulyas known as 1954 god – Fotograf v filarmonii
    • Margarita Presich known as 1954 god – Vakhtersha
    • Vladimir Ksenzitskiy known as 1954 god – Naperstochik
    • Gennadiy Skarga known as 1954 god – Pervyy spasayushchiysya na shkafu
    • Tatyana Glushchenko known as 1954 god – Spasayushchayasya
    • Oleg Savchenko known as 1954 god – Vtoroy spasayushchiysya na shkafu
    • Vyacheslav Grishechkin known as 1983 god – Podpolkovnik KGB Stepan Repa
    • Magomed Kostoev known as 1983 god – Kapitan KGB
    • Galina Petrova known as 1983 god – Nachalnitsa ZAGSa
    • Tatyana Zhekova known as 1983 god – Sekretarsha Valya
    • Sergey Migitsko known as 1983 god – Glavvrach
    • Stanislav Sadalskiy known as 1983 god – Gena
    • Vladimir Komarov known as 1983 god – Alik, ego brat
    • Mariya Gudyma known as 1983 god – Rita Ryzhak
    • Pavel Kolomiychuk known as 1983 god – Muzhchina u dyry
    • Oksana Malyaran known as 1983 god – Zhenshchina u dyry
    • Denis Falyuta known as 1983 god – Zevaka u dyry
    • Valentina Prokofeva known as 1983 god – Torgovka vobloy
    • Sergey Denga known as 1983 god – Pervyy sotrudnik KGB
    • Andrey Miroshnichenko known as 1983 god – Vtoroy sotrudnik KGB
    • Vitaliy Dykusha known as 1983 god – Poruchenets
    • Albert Kasparyants known as 1983 god – Vrach 'Skoroy pomoshchi'
    • Aleksandra Smirnova known as 1983 god – Pervaya sosedka vo dvore
    • Mariya Shamenkova known as 1983 god – Vtoraya sosedka vo dvore
    • Angelina Kozhukhar known as 1983 god – Tretya sosedka vo dvore
    • Svetlana Solyankina known as 1983 god – Sosedka za stolom
    • Leonid Anisimov known as 1983 god – Tamada
    • Stalina Lyagoshnyak known as 1983 god – Starushka za stolom (as Stalina Logoshnyak)
    • Dzhozef known as 1983 god – Chernokozhiy za stolom
    • Bella Saydakovskaya known as 1983 god – Starushka s kashey v 'Moskviche'
    • Yuliya Dibrova known as 1983 god – Klientka Perepmutera
    • Alla Nesterova known as 1983 god – Medsestra v bolnitse
    • Valeriy Bassel known as 1983 god – Pervyy bolnoy
    • Nikolay Velichko known as 1983 god – Vtoroy bolnoy
    • Anastasiya Kuleva known as 1983 god – Beremennaya tsyganka
    • Andrey Beseda known as 1983 god – Molodoy tsygan
    • Semyon Zhitnigor known as 1983 god – Tsygan
    • Larisa Dibrova known as 1983 god – Tsyganka
    • Aleksandr Maryasin known as 1983 god – Skripach na balkone
    • Aleksandr Anisimov known as 1983 god – Muzykant
    • Valeriy Khlyustov known as 1983 god – Muzykant
    • Aleksandra Kuleshova known as 1983 god – Beremennaya nevesta
    • Sergey Gutsalenko known as 1983 god – Matrosik, ee zhenikh
    • Elya Baskin known as 2008 god – Tad – yurist (as Ilya Baskin)
    • Vladimir Dolinskiy known as 2008 god – Otets Alena
    • Tatyana Markova known as 2008 god – Mat Alena
    • Vladislav Druzhinin known as 2008 god – Dyadya Alena
    • Lyudmilla Kneller known as 2008 god – Tetya Alena
    • Alexander Rapoport known as 2008 god – Muzh teti Alena (as Aleksandr Rappoport)
    • Valeriy Shvets known as 2008 god – Voditel Tolik
    • Denis Barashikov known as 2008 god – Vovchik
    • Egor Krutogolov known as 2008 god – Petyunya
    • Aleksandr Fedorenko known as 2008 god – Ekskursovod v katacombakh
    • Viktor Lysenko known as 2008 god – Khozyain BMV
    • Aleksandr Zinger known as 2008 god – Bliznets vo dvore
    • Viktor Zinger known as 2008 god – Bliznets vo dvore
    • Chavisa known as 2008 god – Soprovozhdayushchaya Filippa
    • Viktor Ponizov known as 2008 god – Naperstochnik vozle katakomb
    • Mikhail Dzevik known as Personazh na karnavale – Direktor orkestra
    • Konstantin Slobodyanyuk known as Personazh na karnavale – Paren v maske
    • Dzhaya Kondratskaya known as Personazh na karnavale – Sonka Zolotaya ruchka
    • Olga Andrievskaya known as Personazh na karnavale – Vera Kholodnaya
    • Elena Tselik known as Personazh na karnavale – Madam Storozhenko
    • Igor Gerashchenko known as Personazh na karnavale – Graf Vorontsov
    • Sergey Milkov known as Personazh na karnavale – Ostap Bender
    • Ruslan Bondar known as Personazh na karnavale – Mishka Yaponchik
    • Aleksey Cherepanov known as Golos perevodchika (voice)
    • Sergey Demchenko known as 1954 god – Pozharnyy (as S. Demchenko)
    • Aleksandr Samusenko (as A. Samusenko)
    • E. Prokhorenko
    • Ivan Glinyanyy
    • Aleksandr Makarov (as Sasha Makarov)
    • Darya Konopleva (as Dasha Konopleva)
    • Aleksandr Suzdaltsev (as Sasha Suzdaltsev)
    • Yuriy Mudritskiy (as Yura Mudritskiy)
    • Semyon Postolov
    • Arina Postolova
    • Roman Krinitskiy
    • Nikolay Bashinskiy (as Nikita Bashinskiy)
    • Karolina Murzkina
    • Kristina Yunuskhodzhaeva

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Marina Krasnyak known as makeup department head
    • Nina Vertuk known as assistant makeup artist

    Art Department:

    • Micheal Kirichenko known as props
    • Michael Konchev known as set dresser
    • Nadejda Misochka known as assistant art director
    • Dmitriy Svyatkin known as set dresser
    • Larisa Trybaeva known as property master

    ..{tab=Company}

    Production Companies:

    • Filmmuse Productions
    • Pictures Forever and Ever

    Other Companies:

    • Valencia Dubbing Studio  sound re-recording
    • Virtualmix  post-production sound services

    Distributors:

    • Paradiz Prodakshnz (2009) (Russia) (DVD)

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    Special Effects:

    • Electrofilm
    • V-Films Post Production Studio

    Visual Effects by:

    • Pavel Donatov known as visual effects supervisor
    • Vitaliy Hefedov known as visual effects
    • Vladimir Komisarov known as visual effects
    • Ivan Maslennikov known as visual effects
    • Timur Saitgarajev known as visual effects artist
    • Andrey Samoriadov known as visual effects

    Release Date:

    • Russia 12 August 2008 (Okno v Evropu Film Festival)
    • Russia 12 August 2008 (Vyborg Russian Cinema Festival)
    • Russia 1 May 2009 (Moscow)
    • Kazakhstan 3 December 2009
    • Russia 3 December 2009

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    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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