Yolki 2 sequel to Six Degrees of Celebration
Director: Dmitry Kiselev, Alexander Baranov, Alexander Kott, Timur Bekmambetov
Cast: Sergey Svetlakov, Ivan Urgant, Vera Brezhneva, Alexander Golovin, Sergey Bezrukov
- Russian Box Office Hit (Christmas 2011)
The feel-good New Year’s Eve comedy sequel to Six Degrees of Celebration (Elki, 2010) has already surpassed the original at the box office. An almanac film directed by six prominent directors and headed by Timur Bekmambetov (Night Watch, Day Watch, Wanted) features some of Russia’s most celebrated actors in a series of romantic vignettes. For the past forty years, Grigori, a pilot, has been waiting without success for his beloved in Red Square on New Year’s Eve. Finally realising that she will never come he decides to work on New Year’s Eve and fly out of Moscow. Meanwhile, his lover, Yulia receives the long lost letter from Grigori telling her to meet him in Red Square for the New Year’s celebration. She flies out from Kazakhstan to Moscow. Will they finally meet? This romantic comedy is peppered with surprises and heartfelt holiday cheer celebrating the multinational tapestry of Russia.
Six Degrees of Celebration
Directors: Timur Bekhmambetov, Yaroslav Chevazhevskiy, Dmitry Kiselev, Ignas Jonynas, Alexander Voytinskiy
Cast: Ivan Urgant, Vera Brezhneva, Sergey Svetlakov, Alexander Golovin, Sergey Garmash
- No.1 Russian Box Office Hit
In Kaliningrad, the children of an orphanage are preparing for NYE celebrations. Varya tells the other kids that she has a father but it’s a secret because he is the Russian President. Of course they don't believe her, but insist she ask her 'father' to pass on an encoded message during his televised address to the nation. Varya's friend Vova decides to save her from ridicule and use six degrees of separation to get the message to the President. Across the country a diverse range of characters come together to help the girl.