Out of Boredom / Skuki radi / Can Sıkıntısı

Out of Boredom / Skuki radi / Can Sıkıntısı

Directed by : Artur VOITETSKY (Артур ВОЙТЕЦКИЙ)
Writing credits : Yuri ILIENKO (Юрий ИЛЬЕНКО), Yevgeni KHRINYUK (Евгений ХРИНЮК), Yuri PARKHOMENKO (Юрий ПАРХОМЕНКО ), Artur VOITETSKY (Артур ВОЙТЕЦКИЙ)
Based on a story by Maxim Gorky.

Cast
Maya BULGAKOVA (Майя БУЛГАКОВА) …Arina
Vsevolod SANAEV (Всеволод САНАЕВ) …Gomozov
Lyudmila SHAGALOVA (Людмила ШАГАЛОВА) …Sofya Ivanovna
Yuri MAZHUGA (Юрий МАЖУГА ) …Matvey
Lyudmila ALFIMOVA (Людмила АЛФИМОВА)
Vladimir DOROFEYEV (Владимир ДОРОФЕЕВ)
Viktor SERGACHEV (Виктор СЕРГАЧЕВ)
Yevgeni SHUTOV (Евгений ШУТОВ)

Cinematography : Valery BASHKATOV (Валерий БАШКАТОВ)
Production design : Aleksey BOBROVNIKOV (Алексей БОБРОВНИКОВ), Alexander KUDRYA (Александр КУДРЯ)
Music : Igor KLYUCHAREV (Игорь КЛЮЧАРЕВ)
Production : Studio Dovzhenko

Plot synopsis
People living near a by-station, sincerely envied passengers of the passing trains. Arina, a homely lonely woman of about 40 was a cook at the station. Once the pointsman Gomozov dropped in to see her in the kitchen. The lonely man had recently lost his family and asked her to sew a couple of shirts for him. And then he asked her to come to his place in the evening to have some tea and talk just out of boredom. Arina left him at daybreak. But soon people at the station learnt about their relationship…

 

A copy of the film was provided by Dovzhenko Centre, the largest film archive in Ukraine