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Brief Encounters (Russian: Короткие встречи, Korotkiye vstrechi) is a 1967 Soviet romantic drama directed by Kira Muratova.
A woman and her maid are unknowingly both in love with the same man, played by singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky. Kira Muratova's debut feature film was banned by Soviet censors for 20 years before getting an official premiere during glasnost.
After leaving their native village, Nadia and her friend travel to the big city. Along the way, Nadia gets a job in a teashop and meets Maxim, a charming and educated young geologist of whom she becomes enamored. However, Maxim already has a woman he loves, local district committee leader Valya. When Nadia leaves the tea shop and ends up in Valya's town, the latter hires her as a maid and puts her up at her house, both of them unaware that they have Maxim in common.Nina Ruslanova – Nadia
Vladimir Vysotsky – Maxim
Kira Muratova – Valentina
Lydia Bazilskaya – Lyubka
Olga Viklandt – hairdresser
Alex Glazyrin – Semyon Semenovich, geologist
Valery Isakov – Styopa, barman
Svetlana Nemolyaeva – Lelia, manicurist
Lyudmila Ivanova – Lidia Sergeevna, fortune-telling neighbor
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