GP | | Comedy
In 1920s Soviet Russia, a fallen aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for a treasure of jewels hidden inside one of twelve dining chairs, lost during the revolution.
The melody of the theme song "Hope for the best, expect the worst" is based on the 4th Hungarian Dance by Johannes Brahms.
Andrei, why is that man kissing your knee?
When Ippolit and Ostap jump out of the window, the horse is fake and its front legs break from the impact. The real horse runs off shortly thereafter.
In the opening credits the title of the movie is showed in Russian first (even with a typographic error 'Dvenadzat' stchlyev'), then it changes into the english title. The same happened at the end of the credits with the words "The end" (Konez), first cames the Russian word, than the english translation.
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