Fragment of an Empire
IMDb: 7.3 1929 96 min 2240 views
Fragment of an Empire is an extraordinarily impressive classic and the epitome of the Soviet propaganda film. It tells the a story of a Russian ...
IMDb: 7.5 1929 65 min 4021 views
The protagonist, a lazy pen-pusher, gets the sack for his bureaucratic idleness, and learns that the way back into the job market depends on ...
IMDb: 6.7 1968 31 min 2824 views
Bezhin Lug (Bezhin Meadow) was to be a Soviet film about a young farm boy whose father attempts to betray the government for political reasons by ...
Aelita: Queen of Mars
IMDb: 6.6 1924 111 min 5793 views
Aelita: Queen of Mars (Аэлита) is a 1924 Soviet sci-fi film directed by Yakov Protazanov. The film is based on the eponymous novel by Alexi ...
The House on Trubnaya
IMDb: 7.3 1928 85 min 2958 views
The House on Trubnaya is one of the finest silent films to come out of the Soviet Union in the late 1920s. It’s a prime example of the ...
The General Line
IMDb: 7.2 1929 121 min 2420 views
Also known as The Old and the New (Staroye i Novoye), The General Line illustrates Lenin’s stated imperative that the nation move from agrarian ...
Moscow That Weeps and Laughs
IMDb: 7.3 1927 86 min 2506 views
Young and beautiful girl (Anna Sten), lives near Moscow, earning a living making hats for a fashion store in Moscow. Due to the requirements of ...
The Murder of General Gryaznov
IMDb: 5.9 1921 50 min 2112 views
Revolutionary uprising of Georgian laborers in 1905.
IMDb: 7.2 1924 78 min 2681 views
This landmark documentary by cinematic visionary, Dziga Vertov, promotes his then new filmmaking movement of the same name – Kino Eye ...
The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom
IMDb: 6.9 1924 78 min 2170 views
As she works in her tedious office job, Maria Ivanovna dreams about being married, and she has particular hopes that her co-worker Nikodim ...
Storm Over Asia
IMDb: 7.1 1928 127 min 2360 views
In 1918 a young and simple Mongol herdsman and trapper is cheated out of a valuable fox fur by a European capitalist fur trader. Ostracized from ...
The New Babylon
IMDb: 7.4 1929 120 min 2389 views
In the early days of the industrial revolution, a young shop worker falls in love with a soldier before he goes off to war.
The Last Attraction
IMDb: 6.9 1929 71 min 2179 views
A travelling circus troupe during the Civil War. A kommissar tries to transfer the wagon into an agit-prop van. The Whites conquer the town. The ...
The End of St. Petersburg
IMDb: 7.3 1927 80 min 2975 views
The End of St. Petersburg (Russian: Конец Санкт-Петербурга, translit. Konets Sankt-Peterburga) is a 1927 silent film directed by Vsevolod ...
The 1002nd Ruse
IMDb: 6.0 1915 18 min 2139 views
To thwart the underhand practises of his young and seductive wife, an old man found an invaluable book, ‘One Thousand and One Feminine ...
IMDb: 5.3 1910 9 min 3466 views
‘Rusalka’ – or, ‘Mermaid.’ Based on Pushkin, an opera by Dargomizhsky, and other sources: A prince and a ...
The Captain’s Daughter
IMDb: 5.9 1928 86 min 2771 views
An adaptation of Pushkin’s historical novel about the Pugachev’s Rebellion in 1773–1774.
October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
IMDb: 7.4 1928 94 min 3628 views
October is Sergei M. Eisenstein’s docu-drama about the 1917 October Revolution in Russia. Made ten years after the events and edited in ...
IMDb: 7.5 1926 89 min 3349 views
Mother is an early revolutionary cinema classic by famed director, Vsevolod Pudovkin. The film tells the story of a family split apart by a ...
IMDb: 7.2 1918 112 min 3120 views
The story of Prince Stepán Kasátsky discovering his fiancée was the mistress of the Czar, so he then becomes a monk.
By the Law
IMDb: 7.8 1926 80 min 2674 views
A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two ...
Salt for Svanetia
IMDb: 7.8 1930 55 min 3309 views
An ethnographic treasure that documents with visual bravado the harsh conditions of life in the isolated mountain village of Ushkul.
IMDb: 8.0 1926 75 min 8586 views
Battleship Potemkin (Броненосец «Потёмкин» / Bronenosets Potyomkin) is a 1925 Soviet film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. It is widely considered ...
IMDb: 6.9 1915 46 min 3585 views
After Death (После смерти / Posle smerti) is among the earliest Russian feature films, created in 1915 by Yevgeni Bauer. It’s a silent film based ...