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Bountiful Summer (Russian: Щедрое лето, romanizedShchedroe leto) is a 1951 Soviet comedy drama film directed by Boris Barnet and starring Nina Arkhipova, Nikolay Kryuchkov and Viktor Dobrovolsky. The film is set on a collective farm in Ukraine.

Bountiful Summer
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Directed byBoris Barnet
Written byNikolai Dalyokij
Evgeniy Pomeshchikov
StarringNina Arkhipova
Nikolay Kryuchkov
Viktor Dobrovolsky
Music byGerman Zhukovsky
CinematographyAleksei Mishurin
Edited byNadezhda Ratmanskaya
Release date
8 March 1951
Running time
87 minutes
CountrySoviet Union

It was shot at the Kiev Film Studio in 1950, but released the following year.[1] It was also released in America the same year in a subtitled version by Artkino Pictures. The film was shot using a version of the sovcolor process.




  1. ^ Kenez p.250


  • Peter Kenez. Cinema and Soviet Society: From the Revolution to the Death of Stalin. I.B.Tauris, 2001.

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