July Rain

July Rain (Russian: Июльский дождь, romanizedIyulskiy dozhd) is a 1967 Soviet drama film directed by Marlen Khutsiev.[1]

July Rain
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Original Slovak film poster
Directed byMarlen Khutsiev
Produced byAleksandr Yablochkin
Written byAnatoly Grebnev
Marlen Khutsiev
StarringYevgenia Uralova
Aleksandr Belyavsky
Yuri Vizbor
Music byBulat Okudzhava
Yuriy Vizbor
CinematographyGerman Lavrov
Edited byA. Abramova
Release date
  • 7 August 1967 (1967-08-07)
Running time
107 min
CountrySoviet Union


The heroes of the film about thirty. Very often at this time people have a period of revision of the positions already developed earlier. Lena, the heroine of this film, comes to such revision. She has a lot to think about again.

She begins to understand that the previous assessment of the surface, all appears to her in a different, more clear and sharp light. It is sometimes associated with loss. Lena loses her former closest person who becomes a stranger and distant.



Marlen Khutsiev's film was released at the very end of the ottepel, at about the same time the films of Andrey Konchalovsky, Andrey Tarkovsky, Kira Muratova, Alexander Alov and Vladimir Naumov were put on the shelf.


  1. ^ Young, Deborah (2000-08-21). "July Rain". Variety. Retrieved 2018-03-11.

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