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Tag Archives: Modern Russia

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 sequel to the wildly popular Russian rom-com, About Love. It’s Moscow, summer 2016. A new lecture, a new lecturer with a new theme: ...
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 ...
Heavenly Judgement
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Heavenly Judgement

May. 31, 2012

Heavenly Judgement

Heavenly Judgement, aka Heavenly Court, is an interesting contemporary Russian film about the afterlife. Once a person dies, he must stand before ...
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

I Am Dragon is an exciting Russian take on the Beauty and the Beast-style genre of romantic fantasy.  In the film, the young Princess ...
Russian Ark
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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
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The Return

Jun. 25, 2003

The Return

The Return is an exquisite film of mythical proportions by acclaimed director, Andrei Zvyagintsev. It was his debut feature film and is ...
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

How I Ended this Summer is one of the more significant Russian arthouse films of recent years. This tense drama tells the story of two men ...
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, ...
Yaroslav. A Thousand Years Ago
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Yaroslav. A Thousand Years Ago

Young Russian Prince Yaroslav fights the robbers, tribes and the invaders. He is the first to unite Russian lands and to create the original ...
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 ...
Election Day
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Election Day

Jan. 01, 2007

Election Day

An oligarch orders the employees of a Moscow radio station to head out to one of the Volga regions to conduct a local governor election campaign. ...
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
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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 ...