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Proshchai, Shpana Zamoskvoretskaya


The bleak lives of Moscow's underclass in the Soviet era are highlighted in this simple drama about the love that flowers between a fifteen-year-old youth who is the son of "an enemy of the people," and a waitress who is perhaps six years older than him. They face many obstacles, her hot-tempered, knife-wielding ex-boyfriend not the least of them. When the ex-boyfriend steals money from an untended cash-register, the woman who should have prevented that is arrested and faces a long prison term. However...more