Kak kazaki… (Like kazaks did)
Kak kazaki… (Like kazaks did)
2009
musical comedy
Directed by
Igor Ivanov
Scenario
Elena Zelenskaya, Alexander Pikalov, Valeriy Zhidkov
Produced by
Vladimir Zelensky, Sergey Shefyr, Boris Shefyr, Sergey Sozanovskiy
Actors
Vladimir Zelensky, Evgeniy Koshevoy, Yuriy Koryavchenkov, Anastasia Prihod`ko, Alexey Maklakov, Nonna Grishayeva, Alexander Oleshko, Olga Volkova, Anton Makarskiy, Vladimir Gorianskiy, Filipp Kirkorov, Sergey Zverev
"Production: ‘Kvartal 95 studio’ for ‘Inter’ TV channel The genre of movie is new-year musical with cinema and pop stars taking part. Plot includes characters and story lines of well-known pieces of Ukrainian folklore. All the historical events are based on middle school knowledges. Protagonists are three Zaporozhye kazaks, who are friends. Trying to arrange private life of one of them friends go to Moscow in order to get legendary ‘gorilka z bul`bashkami’ (‘bubbly vodka’). On their way guys meet plenty of adventures: glamorous chieftain, manful blacksmiths reminding of modern customs and so on. Moreover, a trio of loser competitors goes in pursuit. In the capital our friends will face emancipated empress accompanied by frau mother and her minion, hussar earl Orloff. In the upshot all kazaks`efforts become crowned with success as they go back to the village grabbing promised ‘gorilka z bul`bashkami’. The final scene depicts a New Year Eve celebrating. Simple but saturated plot, a great amount of music, legendary characters, folk humor – all these pieces will be the cause of film`s future undoubted success. "