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Tag Archives: Modern Russia

Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story
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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, ...
The Stroll
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
Relations
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
The Major
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
Subject Delta
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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 ...
Indestructible
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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 ...
Day of the Full Moon
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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 ...
Love in the USSR
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Love in the USSR

Dec. 12, 2012

Love in the USSR

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 ...
Dreams
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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.
The Taste
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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 ...
Dunno on the Moon
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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 ...
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 ...
The Old Man and the Sea
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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea (Russian: Старик и море) is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film directed by Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of ...
The Barber of Siberia
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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
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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 ...
Bastards
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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 ...
Chekist
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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 ...
American Daughter
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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
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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
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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 ...
Poisons or the World History of Poisoning
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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 ...
Decision: Liquidation
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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
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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
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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 ...
About Love
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About Love

Dec. 10, 2015

About Love

What is love? The heroes of the film try to answer this question. A series of the most different characters and their stories are woven together. ...
Mermaid
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Mermaid

Jun. 05, 2007

Mermaid

The fanciful tale of an introverted little girl who grows up believing she has the power to make wishes come true. She must reconcile this belief ...
Mars
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Mars

Nov. 11, 2004

Mars

Somewhere deep, deep in Russia there is a town called Marks (named after Karl Marks, founder of Communism theory) where all people are working on ...
Star
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Star

Jun. 18, 2014

Star

Three different persons, three different lives are connected in a mysterious way. 15 year old teenager suffering of misunderstanding, his ...
Panfilov’s 28 Men
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Panfilov’s 28 Men

Nov. 24, 2016

Panfilov’s 28 Men

This is a pretty recent Russian WWII movie well worth checking out. It’s based on the Soviet legend about a group of 28 Red Army soldiers ...
Blind Man’s Bluff
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Blind Man’s Bluff

May. 26, 2005

Blind Man’s Bluff

Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only ...
The Ghost
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The Ghost

Nov. 13, 2008

The Ghost

A novelist struggling with writer’s block enlists the aid of an assassin for some inspiration — fully unaware that he is being set up ...
Two Days
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Two Days

Sep. 08, 2011

Two Days

A two days from the life of Pyotr Drozdov, a highly ranked official from Moscow, which he spends with young museum employee Masha.
Mirage
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Mirage

Aug. 21, 2008

Mirage

A young Lera witnessed a murder, so now she must escape the killers who’re trying to kill her.
Live and Remember
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Live and Remember

Jun. 26, 2008

Live and Remember

Based on Valentin Rasputin’s story of the same title. The winter of 1945. In a village on the Angara embankment the women wait the return ...
Dead Daughters
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Dead Daughters

Feb. 01, 2007

Dead Daughters

In present-day Moscow ghosts of three little girls killed by their insane mother randomly pick a person to watch over for a three days. If during ...
Five Brides
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Five Brides

Sep. 29, 2011

Five Brides

May, 1945… A young pilot Aleksey Kaverin stationed in Germany is going home to Russia for vacation. The problem is he needs to bring a ...
Street Racer
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Street Racer

Mar. 06, 2008

Street Racer

Stepan and Doker are street racers. They love cars and speed. But there is a difference between them which brings them to face each other in a ...
Marathon
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Marathon

Jul. 02, 2013

Marathon

Tolik didn’t succeed in life, sports career did not work, his wife left him. Unsuccessful, unloved, hopeless, he has lost faith in himself. ...
Yolki
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Yolki

Dec. 12, 2010

Yolki

A collection of several interlinked stories that happen on the New Year’s eve…
Inadequate People
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Inadequate People

Dec. 12, 2010

Inadequate People

Adequacy is relative. Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling ...
Ice
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Ice

Feb. 14, 2018

Ice

Contemporary Russia. Nadya gives up her dream of becoming a champion figure skater when she is hospitalized with an injury. But then she meets ...
I Am Dragon
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I Am Dragon

Dec. 04, 2015

I Am Dragon

In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left ...
Russian Ark
7.4

Russian Ark

May. 22, 2002

Russian Ark

A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.
The Return
8.0

The Return

Jun. 25, 2003

The Return

A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a ...
Elena
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Elena

Jun. 06, 2011

Elena

Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.
Roads to Koktebel
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Roads to Koktebel

Sep. 25, 2003

Roads to Koktebel

A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel, a town by the Black ...
How I Ended This Summer
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How I Ended This Summer

Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
The Postman’s White Nights
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The Postman’s White Nights

The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became ...
Taurus
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Taurus

Jan. 01, 2001

Taurus

The film is set inside a russian mansion and begins with morning procedures for one of 1900s most controversial politicians, Lenin.
Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round
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Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round

Champion boxer Artyom Kolchin climbed all conceivable heights and became a national hero. He does not enter the boxing ring any more, rather ...
Shadowboxing
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Shadowboxing

Mar. 05, 2005

Shadowboxing

Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, ...
Legend No. 17
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Legend No. 17

Apr. 17, 2013

Legend No. 17

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death
Calculator
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Calculator

Dec. 18, 2014

Calculator

Calculator takes place in the distant future. Ten prisoners are sentenced to life-long exile from their home planet. To establish a new life, ...
Nobody Knows About Sex
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Nobody Knows About Sex

A young guy from province arrives to Moscow and his life turns upside down.
Exchange Wedding
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Exchange Wedding

Apr. 15, 2011

Exchange Wedding

Sonya, a popular super model, proposes to Sasha in order to irritate her boyfriend, a famous TV star Ruslan – and adventures begin…
Have Fun, Vasya!
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Have Fun, Vasya!

Feb. 16, 2017

Have Fun, Vasya!

Contemporary Russia. Mitya and Alisa are set to get married. The problem is that Mitya is still married to Vasya, who refuses to grant him a ...
Hipsters
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Hipsters

Dec. 25, 2008

Hipsters

In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, ...
Soulless
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Soulless

Oct. 04, 2012

Soulless

It’s a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending ...
High Security Vacation
6.3

High Security Vacation

Two escaped convicts pose as children’s summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. ...
The Rider Named Death
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The Rider Named Death

Apr. 22, 2004

The Rider Named Death

In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors ...
What a Mess!
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What a Mess!

Jun. 06, 1995

What a Mess!

The story starts in a Siberia where world’s biggest diamond was found. It is so valuable that it may not only pay off the enormous national ...
Road to Berlin
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Road to Berlin

May. 07, 2015

Road to Berlin

A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
The Star
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The Star

May. 06, 2002

The Star

The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named ...
White Tiger
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White Tiger

May. 03, 2012

White Tiger

Great Patriotic War, 1945. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white German Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov ...
Leviathan
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Leviathan

Sep. 24, 2014

Leviathan

Leviathan is one of the most critically acclaimed films to come out of Russia in recent years. This Zvyagintsev masterpiece spins a formidable ...
14+
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14+

Feb. 07, 2015

14+

14+ is a Russian movie by Andrei Zaitsev. It was shot in 2013 and released in 2015. Of note is that Zaitsev cast inexperienced teenagers that he ...
Election Day
7.5

Election Day

Jan. 01, 2007

Election Day

The employees of a radio station in Moscow are forced to organize the elections campaign for a future governor in one of Russia districts.
Poor Liz
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Poor Liz

Sep. 27, 2013

Poor Liz

Joe Sokoloff, a sergeant with the Canadian police, travels to the remote country to carry out his beloved grandmother’s last wishes, but ...
Morphine
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Morphine

Nov. 27, 2008

Morphine

The year is 1917. We are in the Russian countryside. It is the middle of freezing winter. A pale young, newly educated doctor arrives. Having to ...
Peculiarities of the National Hunt
7.5

Peculiarities of the National Hunt

A Finn preparing a work on the Russian hunting traditions and customs, comes to Russia to collect materials and is invited to take part in a ...
I Won’t Come Back
7.1

I Won’t Come Back

Jun. 12, 2014

I Won’t Come Back

Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the ...
Partner
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Partner

Sep. 14, 2017

Partner

A police detective is going through different adventures while he is stuck in a little boy body.
Bummer
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Bummer

Aug. 02, 2003

Bummer

Corrupt cops, street gangs, “Bratki” in “Bummers” (BMWs) steal and “Merins” (Mercedeses), angry truck ...
Ghost
6.5

Ghost

Mar. 26, 2015

Ghost

An aircraft designer becomes a ghost after a sudden death. Now he needs to engage a help of seven-grader in order to finish all his ...
Admiral
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Admiral

Jun. 06, 2008

Admiral

Admiral (Адмиралъ) is a Russian historical biopic film about the one-time leader of the White Russians, Alexander Kolchak. The film is directed ...
Fortress of War
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Fortress of War

Nov. 04, 2010

Fortress of War

A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. ...
Burnt by the Sun
7.9

Burnt by the Sun

May. 01, 1994

Burnt by the Sun

Burnt by the Sun is a spellbindingly tragic story. The film depicts the Great Purge that took place during the late 1930s in the Soviet Union. ...
Brother 2
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Brother 2

Jan. 01, 2000

Brother 2

How to watch Брат 2 with English subtitles You can watch Brat 2 with English subtitles here on YouTube. If you like the Brat 2 sountrack I ...
Brother
8.0

Brother

Jan. 01, 1997

Brother

After completing his national service in the Russian army, Danila returns home and doesn’t know what to do. His mother recommends he goes ...
9th Company
7.1

9th Company

Sep. 19, 2005

9th Company

Please note, unfortunately this film is no longer available free on this site. However, it is free to stream on Amazon Prime. The film starts in ...
Piter FM
7.1

Piter FM

Apr. 20, 2006

Piter FM

How to watch Piter FM with English subtitles I have good news – you can 100% watch Piter FM with English subtitles! Here are four options. ...
In August of 1944
7.6

In August of 1944

May. 04, 2001

In August of 1944

The movie is set in Belarus, where a team of counter-intelligence officers is given only three days to find a German radio operator posing as a ...
Loveless
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Loveless

Jun. 01, 2017

Loveless

Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each ...
The Thief
7.7

The Thief

Aug. 31, 1997

The Thief

In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who ...