Autumn Marathon (Russian: Осенний марафон, translit. Osenniy marafon) is a 1979 Soviet comedy-drama, a winner of 1979 Venice Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival and 1980 Berlin Film Festival awards in the best director and best actor categories. It was also selected as the Soviet entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
It starred Oleg Basilashvili as a main character – a married man going through mid-life crisis, trying to find ends in his complex tangled relationships with his wife, mistress, neighbors and co-workers. The cast included such notable Soviet performers as Yevgeny Leonov, Natalya Gundareva, Marina Neyolova, Borislav Brondukov, Nikolai Kryuchkov, and Galina Volchek. It was directed by Georgiy Daneliya.
Un homme, partagé entre sa femme et sa maîtresse, mène une double vie qui l'harasse et s'enferme dans le mensonge. Pourtant, malgré l'aggravation de la situation, il ne peut se décider à choisir