Strekoza (1954)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USSR  |  
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The Dragonfly of the title is Georgian student (Lina Abashidze). Preferring singing to studying, Lina is invited to leave school. She has the last laugh by becoming a successful chicken farmer. She also manages to land a worthwhile husband named Shota (S. Gambashidze). A rarity of the mid-1950s Soviet Cinema, The Dragonfly celebrates such bourgeois notions as self-determination and frivolity.

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chicken, identity, love, marriage, mistaken-identity, Russia, school, songwriter, student, wife