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You Never Dreamed (Вам и не снилось…) is a 1980 Soviet romance film directed by Ilya Frez, based on the story by Galina Shcherbakova. It is about Star-Crossed Lovers Roma Lavochkin (Nikita Mikhailovsky) and Katya Shevchenko (Tatiana Aksyuta), who meet in Moscow. They fall in love, but their parents try to keep them apart because of the bad blood between the two families. However, Roma and Katya manage to see each other, and in the end they are together.
- Calling the Old Man Out
- The Cobbler's Children Have No Shoes: The teacher tries to help Roma and Katya despite having her own relationship problems.
- Cuteness Overload
- Dawson Casting: Nikita Mikhailovsky was only 16, but Tatiana Aksyuta was 23 and already married.
- Earn Your Happy Ending
- Elegant Gothic Lolita: Katya.
- Glasses Girl: Katya.
- Happily Ever After
- Market-Based Title: Initially premiered in the USA as Love and Lies.
- Meet Cute
- New Transfer Student: Katya.
- No Guy Wants to Be Chased: Averted Trope.
- One Head Taller: See the DVD cover.
- Parental Marriage Veto
- The Power of Love
- Reasonable Authority Figure: The teacher.
- Snow Means Love: Very much so.
- Spared By Adaptation : Doubly so. In the book the film is based on, Roma dies, and of course this is ultimately based on Romeo and Juliet...
- Sweet Dreams Fuel
- Theme and Variations Soundtrack