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72 Meters
6.7

72 Meters

Feb. 12, 2004

72 Meters

On August 12, 2000, the world was shocked to receive the news that a Russian submarine, “Kursk,” had sunk. The film, 72 Meters, tells ...
Silver Heads
6.2

Silver Heads

Oct. 07, 1999

Silver Heads

In Silver Heads scientists embark on a secret experiment to fuse man and tree. The purpose of this fantastic experiment is to create man-tree ...
Daddy, Father Frost Is Dead
6.4

Daddy, Father Frost Is Dead

The film, Daddy, Father Frost is Dead, released the year of the collapse of the USSR, reflects the problems of perestroika and the feeling of ...
Winter Evening in Gagry
7.3
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Winter Evening in Gagry

Winter Evening in Gagra became a classic almost immediately after its release. This Karen Shakhnazarov’s film (the acclaimed director of ...
Inseparable

Inseparable

Apr. 27, 2013

Inseparable

Inseparable is feature film cut of the original Ukrainian TV series about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster (you can watch the series here). The ...
Jolly Fellows
7.0

Jolly Fellows

Dec. 09, 1934

Jolly Fellows

Jolly Fellows, also known as Moscow Laughs, was the first Soviet musical film. Director, Grigori Aleksandrov, wowed not just domestic audiences, ...
Cheburashka Goes to School
7.4

Cheburashka Goes to School

This is the final of four episodes in the beloved Cheburashka / Чебурашка series. In this episode, the Crocodile Gena realizes that Cheburashka ...
Shapoklyak
7.7

Shapoklyak

Jun. 06, 1974

Shapoklyak

This is the third of four episodes in the beloved Cheburashka / Чебурашка series. In this episode, Cheburashka and the Crocodile Gena leave by ...
Cheburashka
8.0

Cheburashka

Jun. 06, 1972

Cheburashka

This is the second of four episodes in the beloved Cheburashka / Чебурашка series. In this episode, Crocodile Gena is celebrating his birthday. ...
Gena the Crocodile
7.9

Gena the Crocodile

Dec. 30, 1969

Gena the Crocodile

This is the first of four episodes in the beloved Cheburashka / Чебурашка series. In this episode, we are introduced to the series’ two main ...
We’re from Jazz
7.2

We’re from Jazz

Jun. 06, 1983

We’re from Jazz

We’re from Jazz or Jazzman is all about the difficult path the formation of jazz took in the Soviet Union. Kostya Ivanov is a student in a ...
Cherry Town
6.8

Cherry Town

Apr. 01, 1963

Cherry Town

Once upon a time “Cherry Town” was the name of a small village near Moscow. Today, however, thousands of Muscovites live there and it ...
Aerograd
6.1

Aerograd

Nov. 06, 1935

Aerograd

Aerograd is a 1930s film from influential director, Alexander Dovzhenko. Set in the Far East region of Russia, the movie centers on the struggle ...
A Dog Was Walking on the Piano
7.1

A Dog Was Walking on the Piano

A miracle descends on the quiet, sleepy village of Bersenevka. A man appears to whom the young Tanya is ready to give her heart. Komarov is a ...
Come Tomorrow…
7.5

Come Tomorrow…

Dec. 03, 1962

Come Tomorrow…

Come Tomorrow tells the story of a young talented woman’s journey from the Siberian taiga to the music conservatory in Moscow.  Frosya has ...
There Once Was a Singing Blackbird
7.8

There Once Was a Singing Blackbird

There Once Was a Singing Blackbird is a beautiful film by director, Otar Iosseliani. It tells the story of a day in the life of a young, carefree ...
Karlson Returns
8.1

Karlson Returns

Jan. 01, 1970

Karlson Returns

Karlson Returns is the sequel to the beloved Russian cartoon, Junior and Karlson. The housekeeper, Freken Bock, appears in Junior’s ...
A Necklace for My Beloved
6.7

A Necklace for My Beloved

A Necklace for My Beloved (Samkauli satrposatvis) is a 1971 lyrical comedy by legendary Georgian director, Tengiz Abuladze. It is based on the ...
Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story
6.1
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Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story

Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story is an interesting new take on Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece. Director and current chairman of Mosfilm, ...
Brief Encounters
7.4

Brief Encounters

Dec. 13, 1967

Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters is a beautiful rom-com by famed director, Kira Muratova. In the film, Nadia leaves her village for the big city where she meets ...
The Communist
7.1

The Communist

Feb. 03, 1958

The Communist

The Communist is an ideologically-ridden, but also beautifully created film. Hugely popular in the Soviet Union, the movie also won its director, ...
The Stroll
7.3

The Stroll

Jan. 01, 2003

The Stroll

The Stroll is a true cult classic creation by rock star director, Alexei Uchitel. It shines a romantic light on St. Petersburg like no other. ...
The Edge
6.5
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The Edge

Jun. 06, 2010

The Edge

The Edge is another exciting drama from masterful director, Alexei Uchitel. The film takes place right after WWII. Ignat, a victorious but ...
The Sea
5.1
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The Sea

Jun. 30, 2013

The Sea

The Sea is an elegant drama by Alexandra Strelyanaya, also director of The Dry Valley. It tells the story of carefree love by the endless sea. A ...
To Live
7.2
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To Live

Nov. 11, 2010

To Live

To Live is a thrilling movie and the first feature by acclaimed director, Yuri Bykov. It’s a film that reminds us to think about the real ...
The Game
4.5
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The Game

May. 29, 2008

The Game

The Game is a fun comedy about the Russian football team’s adventures during the World Cup. Russia is hosting the competition and its team ...
Rock
7.0

Rock

Jan. 19, 1988

Rock

Rock (Рок) is a cult documentary by acclaimed director, Alexei Uchitel. Better than any other film, it shows the life of the underground rock ...
Relations
5.6
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Relations

Jun. 29, 2006

Relations

Relations is a movie all about being torn between love and duty. Two happily married parents find they can’t help but have an affair. Ilya and ...
I’ll Be Around
6.8
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I’ll Be Around

Dec. 06, 2012

I’ll Be Around

I’ll Be Around is a 2012 Russian drama directed by Pavel Ruminov. It won the main prize at the Kinotavr festival. I’ll Be Around is ...
His Wife’s Diary
7.0
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His Wife’s Diary

Jun. 06, 2000

His Wife’s Diary

His Wife’s Diary is one of the best films by Russian director, Alexei Uchitel. It tells the story of the last years of the life of the ...
Enemies
5.8
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Enemies

Jan. 23, 2007

Enemies

Enemies is a piercing and believable drama set in a small Belarussin village during WWII. Local villagers live side-by-side with German soldiers ...
Ashik Kerib
7.4
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Ashik Kerib

Jul. 03, 1988

Ashik Kerib

Ashik Kerib is a Georgian film that is acclaimed director, Sergei Parajanov’s final work. Parajanov dedicated the film to his good friend, ...
The Major
7.3
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The Major

Aug. 07, 2013

The Major

The Major is a piercing drama by acclaimed director, Yuri Bykov. It tells the story of a senior police officer, Sergei Sobolev, and the moral ...
The Dry Valley
6.3
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The Dry Valley

Mar. 15, 2012

The Dry Valley

The Dry Valley (Суходол) is a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Ivan Bunin. It tells the story of a village named “Dry ...
Dreaming of Space
6.7

Dreaming of Space

Jun. 23, 2005

Dreaming of Space

Dreaming of Space is a 2005 Russian drama directed by acclaimed director, Alexei Uchitel. It won the prize for the best film at the Moscow ...
Captive
5.8

Captive

Sep. 11, 2008

Captive

Captive is a Russian-Bulgarian film by acclaimed director, Alexei Uchitel. It is based on the novel by Vladimir Makanin, “Prisoner of the ...
Bite the Dust
5.4
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Bite the Dust

May. 19, 2013

Bite the Dust

Bite the Dust (Отдать концы) is 2013 Russian comedy directed by Remove term: Taisiya Igumentseva. It tells the story of what a group of isolated ...
The Legend of Suram Fortress
7.4
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The Legend of Suram Fortress

The Legend of Suram Fortress is legendary director, Sergei Parajanov’s first film since his release from the Soviet Gulag prison system. ...
Fragment of an Empire
7.3

Fragment of an Empire

Oct. 28, 1929

Fragment of an Empire

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 ...
No Path Through Fire
7.5

No Path Through Fire

Dec. 25, 1967

No Path Through Fire

No Path Through Fire is acclaimed director Gleb Panfilov’s first feature film. It tells the interesting story of a talented nurse trying to ...
Subject Delta
4.9
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Subject Delta

Nov. 03, 2018

Subject Delta

Subject Delta is an interesting short by up-and-coming filmmaker, Ivan Rassadin. In it you’ll find a crisp foray into the murky world of ...
Dead Man’s Letters
7.6

Dead Man’s Letters

Dec. 12, 1986

Dead Man’s Letters

Dead Man’s Letters is the first feature film of the masterful director, Konstantin Lopushansky. It deals with a popular theme of the late ...
A Visitor to a Museum
7.3

A Visitor to a Museum

Mar. 14, 1989

A Visitor to a Museum

A Visitor to a Museum is a 1989 film directed by Konstantin Lopushansky. Like his earlier 1986 work, Dead Man’s Letters, it explores what a ...
There Will Be No Leave Today
6.5

There Will Be No Leave Today

This short film is a stylishly constructed thriller that will appeal to a wide range of viewers. It tells the story of a small Soviet town that ...
Boule de suif
7.4

Boule de suif

Sep. 15, 1934

Boule de suif

Boule de Suif (Пышка) is a 1934 Soviet drama by Mikhail Romm. An adaptation of the eponymous short story by Guy de Maupassant, Boule de Suif is a ...
Trial on the Road
7.9

Trial on the Road

Apr. 01, 1971

Trial on the Road

Trial on the Road (Проверка на дорогах) is the directorial debut of acclaimed director, Aleksey German. In English, it is also sometimes known as ...
Days of Eclipse
7.1

Days of Eclipse

Jan. 01, 1988

Days of Eclipse

This bleak late soviet-era drama follows the career of Malyanov, a young medical school graduate who has been sent to work in Turkmenia. Here he ...
The Killers
6.6

The Killers

Jan. 01, 1956

The Killers

The Killers (Убийцы) was Andrei Tarkovsky’s first film. He co-directed this short film along with his classmates, Alexander Gordon and ...
Indestructible
5.2
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Indestructible

Oct. 25, 2018

Indestructible

The film is based on the true story about a Soviet KV-1 crew of a Soviet KV-1 tank, under the command of Semyon Konovalov , whom despite being ...
Beginning of an Unknown Era
6.9

Beginning of an Unknown Era

Two young directors adapted the short stories of two Russian authors whose works had been banned for decades, and so their film ended up in the ...
Migrants
6.1

Migrants

Aug. 03, 1991

Migrants

Pavel and Pavelina leave their rural countryside homes and move to Moscow to find work. Once there, they find that urban life is not what they ...
Day of the Full Moon
6.8

Day of the Full Moon

Aug. 29, 1998

Day of the Full Moon

Day of the Full Moon, a series of vignettes from Russia past and present, summons the spirit of Ophuls’ La Ronde, Altman’s Nashville and Short ...
Mother
6.9

Mother

Dec. 01, 1990

Mother

The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, ...
Dreams
6.7
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Dreams

Sep. 11, 1993

Dreams

Russian countess in 1893 has strange dreams about herself living a life as a dishwasher in 1993 Moscow after dissolution of the USSR.
Assassin of the Tsar
6.9
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Assassin of the Tsar

Feb. 02, 1991

Assassin of the Tsar

A new doctor from Moscow arrives at a provincial mental institution. His interest is the peculiarities of the psyche of a patient who believes ...
The Shining Path
6.2

The Shining Path

Oct. 07, 1940

The Shining Path

Tanya Morozova, an illiterate but industrious textile factory worker, finds happiness through her education and the Stakhanovite movement. She ...
Boris Godunov
6.7

Boris Godunov

May. 01, 1986

Boris Godunov

Praised for its fine photography and production design if not its narrative, Sergei Bondarchuk directed this adaptation of the tale by Alexander ...
Anna Karenina
7.1

Anna Karenina

Jan. 01, 1967

Anna Karenina

The plot of the film is the love of a married woman, Anna Karenina, and a young officer, Alexei Vronsky. Anna leaves the family in search of ...
Shine, Shine, My Star
7.6

Shine, Shine, My Star

Jun. 06, 1969

Shine, Shine, My Star

This late 60s Russian films is set in 1920, just 3 years after the October revolution. Folks had the choice between red and white, revolution and ...
The Taste
6.6

The Taste

Jan. 23, 2015

The Taste

Misha finally decided to confess his love to Lena. But the girl’s father interrupts him. He decided to take revenge in the old game with ...
Winnie-the-Pooh and a Busy Day
8.3

Winnie-the-Pooh and a Busy Day

This is the third and final episode in the three-part Russian Winnie-the-Pooh series. In this episode, Pooh searches for a tail for his friend, ...
Winnie-the-Pooh Goes Visiting
8.3

Winnie-the-Pooh Goes Visiting

This is the second episode in the three-part Russian Winnie-the-Pooh series. In this episode, Pooh and Piglet visit Rabbit for a meal with honey. ...
Winnie-the-Pooh
8.3

Winnie-the-Pooh

Jan. 01, 1969

Winnie-the-Pooh

This is the first episode in the three-part Russian Winnie-the-Pooh series. In this episode, Pooh attempts to take honey from a beehive with the ...
Three Heroes on Distant Shores
5.2

Three Heroes on Distant Shores

This time, Alyosha Popovich Dobrinya and Ilya Muromets, thanks insidious wiles of Baba Yaga, are the seven seas on the island where the natives ...
Triumph Over Violence
8.2

Triumph Over Violence

Dec. 31, 1965

Triumph Over Violence

Romm’s “Ordinary Fascism” pulls out all the stops in its selection of documentary material to draw the viewer not only into ...
Tchaikovsky
6.6

Tchaikovsky

Aug. 31, 1970

Tchaikovsky

The film is dedicated to the great Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). It tells of the last twenty years of the great master’s life, ...
The Dog In Boots
7.5

The Dog In Boots

Oct. 03, 1981

The Dog In Boots

The Dog in Boots by is yet another interpretation of the immortal Dumas novel, “The Three Musketeers.” What makes it special, beyond ...
Dunno on the Moon
7.2

Dunno on the Moon

May. 01, 1997

Dunno on the Moon

Dunno on the Moon is a fun sci-fi fairy tale about half-adults, half-children who do whatever it is they love. The film is based on the novel by ...
A Flying Ship
8.0

A Flying Ship

Jan. 01, 1979

A Flying Ship

A story about the young princess Zabava and a poor chimney sweep named Ivan. The two are in love, but their different social status stands in ...
The Green Elephant
5.4

The Green Elephant

Jan. 01, 1999

The Green Elephant

The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei ...
Fate of a Man
8.0

Fate of a Man

Aug. 01, 1959

Fate of a Man

The film debut of famed director, Sergei Bondarchuk, Fate of a Man tells the gripping story of a man who lost everything. Based on the book of ...
Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin
7.0

Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin

Agony is a two-part feature film about one of the most notorious personalities in Russian history, Grigory Rasputin. This beautiful and ...
The Barber of Siberia
7.8
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The Barber of Siberia

Nov. 11, 1998

The Barber of Siberia

Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the ...
Dust
7.2

Dust

Jun. 17, 2005

Dust

The genre of the film DUST could be called fantastic realism or existential drama with elements of the fantastic. Dust means the haste in which ...
Dersu Uzala
8.3
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Dersu Uzala

Aug. 02, 1975

Dersu Uzala

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one ...
Bastards
6.1
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Bastards

Feb. 02, 2006

Bastards

A “Hitlerjugend” kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous ...
The Asthenic Syndrome
6.8

The Asthenic Syndrome

Dec. 01, 1989

The Asthenic Syndrome

In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it’s termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, ...
Chekist
7.1

Chekist

Sep. 15, 1992

Chekist

Srubov is a part of CHEKA, the secret police Lenin established after the Bolshevik Revolution. They arrest, interview for a minute, try in ten ...
Dead Souls
9

Dead Souls

Nov. 19, 1984

Dead Souls

Pavel Ivanovich Chichikov plans to buy the titles to “dead souls” and use them as collateral to obtain a large loan. He comes to a small ...
American Daughter
6.3
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American Daughter

Jul. 30, 1995

American Daughter

A lonely Russian man is trying to see his doughter who lives with her mother far away in the USA.
Vanished Empire
6.8
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Vanished Empire

Feb. 14, 2008

Vanished Empire

This story take place in Moscow during the 1970s and unfolds around the love triangle between two young men and a girl who study at the same ...
Ward No. 6
6.3
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Ward No. 6

Jun. 06, 2009

Ward No. 6

Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own ...
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Apr. 17, 2017

Anna Karenina

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count ...
Poisons or the World History of Poisoning
6.5
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Poisons or the World History of Poisoning

A story of an actor named Oleg whose wife has been seduced by his neighbor. As he is thoroughly convinced of her infidelity, he would like to ...
The Fall of Berlin
6.1

The Fall of Berlin

Dec. 25, 1949

The Fall of Berlin

Surrounded by a few party officials, Alexei Ivanov, a stakhanovist smelter, is decorated by Stalin. The “Little Father of the ...
Decision: Liquidation
5.4
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Decision: Liquidation

Jun. 07, 2018

Decision: Liquidation

The ruthless extremist Bazgaev responsible for terrorist attacks which lead to deaths of hundreds of civilians, among them school children, is ...
Tenderness
7.4
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Tenderness

Dec. 02, 2018

Tenderness

One day in the life of Elena Ivanovna in St. Petersburg in search of a man, sex and, maybe, love.
About Love. Adults Only
6.1
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About Love. Adults Only

The second part of the film “About Love”. Moscow, summer 2016. A new lecture, a new lecturer with a new theme: “How to preserve love in the ...