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Optimistic Tragedy

Оптимистическая трагедия

Directed by Samson Samsonov
Soviet Union, 1963


Optimistic Tragedy was a Soviet blockbuster of 1963 with 46 millions tickets sold. The film was named Best Film of the Year and Margarita Volodina was named Best Actress of the Year by readers of the Soviet film magazine Sovetsky Ekran.

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Optimistic Tragedy Directed by Samson Samsonov

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Best Evocation of a World-Shattering Epic

San Francisco International Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

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