About the film
based on novel or book
Release Date: June 21, 1971
|Writers||:||Ilya Ilf, Vladlen Bakhnov, Yevgeni Petrov, Leonid Gaidai|
A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist Ostap Bender start a long search for the diamonds.