ProductionSoyuzmultfilm GenresAnimation, Short Film LanguageRussian
WriterLazar Lagin (screenplay) Release date1967 (1967) Similar moviesPaperman, Pacific Rim, Home Makeover, The Artist, Get a Horse!, Presto
Passion of Spies (Russian: Шпионские страсти, Shpionskiye strasti) is a 1967 Soyuzmultfilm's animated black-and-white film directed by Yefim Gamburg. It parodies spy and detective fiction clichés and got a status of a cult film.
In Part 1, a foreign Intelligence agency chief Shtampf is suffering from a toothache. After learning about a wonderful, state-of-the-art dentist's chair invented in the Soviet Union, he develops a plan to steal it. Part 2 tells the story of chauffeur's idle son Kolychev, who cannot pay the restaurant bill. He has to organize the dentist's chair's destruction in return.