A Forgotten Tune for the Flute

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A Forgotten Tune for the Flute ★★★ 1988

A delightful, Glasnostera romantic comedy. A bureaucrat caught up in a dull, stuffy existence has a heart attack and winds up falling in love with his nurse. He then must decide between his comfortable, cared-for life or the love which beckons him. In Russian with English subtitles. 131m/C VHS . RU Leonid Filatov, Tatiana Dogileva, Irina Kupchenko; D: Edgar Ryazanov.