Teens in the Universe (Russian: Отроки во вселенной, translit. Otroki vo vselennoy) is a Soviet 1974 science fiction comedy film directed by Richard Viktorov based on a script by Isai Kuznetsov and Avenir Zak about teens in the universe. Preceded by Moscow-Cassiopeia (first part, 1973).
Interstellar expedition equipped by “pioneers”(soviet scouts) reached Alpha Kassiopea and found that smart robots took control on hole planet. Their only goal – to make happy , as they understand, their masters. Happines was, actually, sutisfactions of primitive needs, and removing “disturbing” emotions like love, responsebility etc. A many years ago they succeded to reach this goal and all aborigines died out. A very little amount of people escaped from “total happening” and their descendants orbiting the planet in a big orbital station for many generations. Brave soviet pioneers land on a planet, destroy robots and bring it back to their residents.
Teens in the Universe (1974) movie
Genres: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Production Co: Gorky Film Studio
Directed by Richard Viktorov
Written by Isai Kuznetsov, Avenir Zak
Music by Vladimir Chernyshyov
Cinematography by Andrei Kirillov
Innokenti Smoktunovsky as I.O.O.
Vasili Merkuryev as academician Blagovidov
Lev Durov as academician Filatov
Yuri Medvedev as academician Ogon-Duganovsky
Pyotr Merkuryev as academician Kurochkin
Mikhail Yershov as Vitya Sereda
Aleksandr Grigoryev as Pasha Kozelkov
Vladimir Savin as Misha Kopanygin
Vladimir Basov Jr. as Fedya “Lob” Lobanov
Olga Bityukova as Varya Kuteishchikova
Nadezhda Ovcharova as Yulia Sorokina
Irina Popova as Katya Panfyorova
Vadim Ledogorov as Agapit
Igor Ledogorov as Agapit’s father
Premio for the Best Film for Kids and Youth of the All-Union Cinema Festival, Kishinev, 1975
Special Premio “Silver Asteroid” of the International Cinema Festival of Science Fiction Films, Triest, 1976
Gran Premio of the International Festival at Panama, 1976
State Premio of RSFSR in the honour of Vasilyiev Brothers, 1977.