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Cherry Town


Directed by Gerbert Rappaport
Soviet Union, 1962


To the four couples at the center of this screen adaptation of Dmitri Shostakovich’s comic operetta, the post-World War II housing block of Cheryomushki (Cherry Town) represents paradise — a much wished-for escape from their cramped flats of old.

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Cherry Town Directed by Gerbert Rappaport

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