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Family Relations (Russian: Родня, romanizedRodnya) is a 1981 Soviet drama film directed by Nikita Mikhalkov.[1]

Family Relations
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Directed byNikita Mikhalkov
Written byViktor Merezhko
StarringNonna Mordyukova
Svetlana Kryuchkova
Yuri Bogatyryov
Music byEduard Artemyev
CinematographyPavel Lebeshev
Release date
  • 1981 (1981)
Running time
98 minutes
CountrySoviet Union



A rural woman Mariya Konovalova (Nonna Mordyukova) goes to the regional center to visit her daughter Nina (Svetlana Kryuchkova), and beloved granddaughter Irishka (Fedor Stukov). A good and simple-minded woman can not imagine what kind of world they are living - the dearest and, perhaps, the only people close to her. Trying to deal with their ideas about life and being willing to improve her daughters difficult relationship with her ex-husband, she brings them all to a lot of grief.



The main part of the film was shot in Dnepropetrovsk, scenes in the restaurant — in Pushchino (Moscow Oblast), runner — at the Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex in Kiev.[3]


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