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Family of Petrukhin

USSR, 1971 (MIFF 1974)

Director: S. Kononenko

The kind and shy Petrukhin and his recently acquired, rather strict wife, have their first children: and they are twins. The whole village celebrates the day and to pay for the celebration. Petrukhin has to sell quite a few of their belongings, including the glamorous perambulator of the twins, which was especially bought for them in the city.

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