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Village Detective (Russian: Дepeвeнский дeтeктив, romanizedDerevensky detektiv) is a 1969 Soviet crime comedy film directed by Ivan Lukinsky and based on the novella of the same name by Vil Lipatov. Lyrical detective lives of rural local policeman Aniskin.

Village Detective
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Directed byIvan Lukinsky
Produced byMikhail Kapustin
Written byVil Lipatov
Irina Mazuruk
StarringMikhail Zharov
Tatyana Pelttser
Natalya Sayko
Lidiya Smirnova
Music byAnatoly Lepin
CinematographyAnatoly Buravchikov
Igor Klebanov
Vladimir Rapoport
Edited byKsenia Blinova
Release date
  • March 15, 1969 (1969-03-15)
Running time
87 minutes
CountrySoviet Union

Later on the screens came two sequels: Aniskin and Fantomas (1973)[1] and Aniskin Again (1978).[2]



At the head of the village club stole accordion. For the collective farm is an event - virtually crime of the century, according to the district Aniskin accordion is worth more than a good cow. His responsibilities solve this crime. Suspicion falls on the opponent's head - they are both looking for love local store saleswoman.



The film won the award for Best Comedy at the All-Union Film Festival in Minsk. [3]


  1. ^ Анискин и Фантомас
  2. ^ И снова Анискин
  3. ^ "ВКФ (Всесоюзный кинофестиваль)" (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2011-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-26.

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