Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two Liverpudlian natives, Elaine and Theresa. Elaine and Peter immediately fall in love with each other, but the night is short and they must leave with the ship. Elaine can't forget him and writes a letter to Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, asking him to make it possible for them to reunite.
2 May 1986 (USA)
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Bons baisers de Liverpool
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Was produced on a very tight budget (£ 300,000) with cast and crew working under an agreement of deferred payment. See more
Elaine says the British embassy did nothing to help her. It is highly unlikely that that she as a British citizen in Britain would have contacted any British embassy, all of which would, by definition, be in other countries. She would have contacted the Foreign Office, which is the authority dealing with foreign affairs and international matters in Britain. The casual viewer might easily confuse the two, but Elaine, who has recently dealt with them, would not make this mistake. See more
How long are you in Liverpool for?
Ah, for just one day. Tomorrow - to Scotland, and after, home. To Soviet Union.
The end credits roll to the background of a painted Moscow city landscape. See more
References Doctor Zhivago
Hit That Perfect Beat
Written by Steve Bronski
, John Foster, Larry Steinbachek
Performed by Bronski Beat
(uncredited) See more