Russophiles Unite! A Russian & Soviet Movie Podcast

Prisoner of the Caucasus AKA Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (Leonid Gaidai; 1966)

January 24, 2019

Nadia Bee, writer and filmmaker, joins Ally Pitts to discuss this beloved 1960s Soviet comedy.

Expect SPOILERS from 15 minutes in until the end.

CONTENT WARNING: bride-kidnapping is central to the plot.

Kidnapping, Caucasian Style stars Alexander Demyanenko, Natalya Varley, Vladimir Etush, Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Yuri Nikulin, Yevgeny Morgunov, and Georgy Vitsin.

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