6.5 There Is Such a Lad (1964)
6.5 Happy Go Lucky (1972)
6.8 The Red Snowball Tree (1973)
born in a Siberian village,
also a writer of “country prose,”
pastoral comedies Zhivyot Takoy Paren/ There Is Such a Lad (1964) and Pechki-lavochki/ Happy Go Lucky (1972), the movies that turned Ivan Ryzhov into a star,
but also Strannye Liudi/ Strange People (1970)
Pechkilavochki/ Shop Crumbs (1973).
film noir Kalina Krasnaia/ The Red Snowball Tree (1973), the biggest commercial success of Soviet cinema, with Ivan Ryzhov in his most memorable part.
Shukshin died in 1974.