Lanky girls

  • 2019-2021
  • STS
  • 2 seasons
  • 24 min.

About project

General information

  • Year
  • Country
  • Genre
  • Series
  • Synopsis
    Mikhail Kovalev, the protagonist, is a talented and successful coach of a Super League men’s volleyball team. He is pretty short but compensates it with bad temper and aggressive behavior. He lives large and often drops his girlfriends whom he treats like sex objects. After his another escapade hi is confronted by the new president of the Volleyball Federation, who is a woman. As a result, he is fired from the big sports. Now to have a chance to return, he has to make a university women’s team the winner of a tournament in his provincial hometown. Such is a condition his mother set to him, a despotic and autocratic woman who used to be a famous volleyball player and the first coach of the current president of the Volleyball Federation. Mikhail has to change and learn to respect girls, accept their problems and stop treating them as sexual objects.
  • Producers
    Vyacheslav Murugov, Fyodor Bondarchuk, Anton Fedotov, Dmitriy Tabarchuk, Vladimir Nekludov, Sergey Arlanov


  • Director
    Sergei Sentsov
  • Script
    Oleg Lipin, Dmitriy Belavin, Alexandra Rutberg, Alexander Nazarov


  • Pavel Derevyanko
    Pavel Derevyanko ...Mikhail Kovalev
  • Daria Ursulyak
    Daria Ursulyak ...Irina
  • Anna Nevskaya
    Anna Nevskaya ...Natalia
  • Pavel Maykov
    Pavel Maykov ...Pavel
  • Tatyana Orlova
    Tatyana Orlova ...Valentina Kovaleva
  • Angelina Poplavskaya
    Angelina Poplavskaya ...Kristina
  • Daria Pitsyk
    Daria Pitsyk ...Lelya
  • Isabelle Eydlen
    Isabelle Eydlen ...Rita
  • Yulia Makarova
    Yulia Makarova ...Alisa
  • Sergey Rubeko
    Sergey Rubeko ...Petr Alexeevich
  • Anna Antonova
    Anna Antonova ...Zhdanova
  • Dmitriy Karanevskiy
    Dmitriy Karanevskiy ...Alesha
  • Stepan Devonin
    Stepan Devonin ...Vitya
  • Anatoliy Goryachev
    Anatoliy Goryachev ...chancellor