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91 Ratings

Autumn Marathon

Осенний марафон

Directed by Georgi Daneliya
Soviet Union, 1979
Comedy, Drama


Buzykin is an English professor who gets hit with crises from all sides — his adoring wife, his needy mistress, his fellow professors and his students — at the same time, which jeopardizes his career and marriage. Buzykin is unlikely to escape his troubles unscathed, but he’s game.

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Autumn Marathon Directed by Georgi Daneliya

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1979 | 3 wins including: Best Actor (Pasinetti Award)

Berlin International Film Festival

1980 | Winner: Interfilm Award - Special Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1979 | Winner: Golden Seashell

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