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Tag Archives: Soviet Union

The Key That Should Not Be Handed On
7.1

The Key That Should Not Be Handed On

Kirill Sergeyevich, a retired Army officer, becomes the new school Headmaster. Used to a strict and orderly routine, he at first finds the ...
A Trip without a Load
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A Trip without a Load

Feb. 11, 1963

A Trip without a Load

A young journalist Sirotkin comes to the siberian timber industry farm to write an essay about the driver-editorial Khromov. Acquainted with the ...
The Straw Hat
7.2

The Straw Hat

Jun. 06, 1974

The Straw Hat

A musical comedy based on the classic play by Eugène Labiche.
Donkey’s Hide
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Donkey’s Hide

Dec. 01, 1982

Donkey’s Hide

At the festivities marking the christening of princess Theresa, daughter of king Gaston IX, a wicked fairy made a mysterious prophecy about the ...
An Old, Old Tale
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An Old, Old Tale

Jun. 04, 1968

An Old, Old Tale

Based on the famous fairytale “The Tinderbox” by Hans Christian Andersen.
The Chief of Chukotka
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The Chief of Chukotka

Apr. 21, 1966

The Chief of Chukotka

Young patriotic young man ends up in the on Chukotka right after the civil war, where he intends to spread ideas of justice and equality among ...
Heroes of Shipka
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Heroes of Shipka

Aug. 12, 1954

Heroes of Shipka

Heroes of Shipka was the first solo effort for Soviet director Sergei Vasilyev, who had previously collaborated with his late brother Georgi. As ...
The Twelve Months
7.5

The Twelve Months

Dec. 30, 1956

The Twelve Months

A poor girl was given an impossible task by her stepmother: to gather snowdrops in a winter forest. Suddenly she stumbled across twelve brothers ...
The Blonde Around the Corner
6.5

The Blonde Around the Corner

An unemployed astrophysicist finds a job of a docker at a grocery store, where he falls in love with a street-wise saleswoman in the produce ...
Be Careful, Grandma!
6.8

Be Careful, Grandma!

Mar. 07, 1961

Be Careful, Grandma!

Young Lena becomes a chief manager of a workers’ club. The problem is this club is not constructed yet and finishing it takes too much ...
A Big Family
7.0

A Big Family

Nov. 05, 1954

A Big Family

Drama based on the novel by Vsevolod Kochetov “The Zhurbin Family”. The characters of the picture are a large family of hereditary shipbuilders. ...
Tiger Girl
7.2

Tiger Girl

Jun. 06, 1954

Tiger Girl

The story is about heiress of the circus family who organizes show “Let’s get married” right in the cage for the tigers.
Snow Queen
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Snow Queen

Nov. 06, 1967

Snow Queen

Two children, Gerda and Kay, overcome the evil intentions of the Snow Queen with human love and a capacity to fight fear. Based on a story by ...
The Rumyantsev Case
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The Rumyantsev Case

Jun. 06, 1955

The Rumyantsev Case

A motor depot boss with links to black market traders sends the unsuspecting Rumyansev on a flight with stolen goods. On the road, the chauffer ...
Old Man Khottabych
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Old Man Khottabych

Dec. 30, 1957

Old Man Khottabych

A boy named Volka discovers an ancient vessel on the bottom of a river. When he opens it, a genie emerges from there. He calls himself Hassan ...
Love by Request
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Love by Request

Nov. 01, 1982

Love by Request

Two people: Igor, an ex-athlete living aimlessly and chasing rubles to get drunk and Vera, a dowdy librarian, try to find their luck by planning ...
The Twelve Months
7.1

The Twelve Months

Jan. 01, 1973

The Twelve Months

A poor girl was given an impossible task by her stepmother: to gather snowdrops in a winter forest. Suddenly she stumbled across twelve brothers ...
Amphibian Man
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Amphibian Man

Jan. 03, 1962

Amphibian Man

People living at the seashore town are frightened by reports about the unknown creature called “the sea devil.” Nobody knows what it ...
Striped Trip
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Striped Trip

Jun. 06, 1961

Striped Trip

A Soviet cruise ship “Evgeni Onegin” is carrying cages with tigers and lions for a Soviet Circus. One loose monkey unlocks all cages, ...
Wedding in Malinovka
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Wedding in Malinovka

Jun. 06, 1967

Wedding in Malinovka

The movie takes place during Russia’s civil war between the Reds (Bolsheviks) and the Whites (Mensheviks). Andrejka and Yarinka are a young ...
Prometheus
6.2

Prometheus

Jan. 01, 1936

Prometheus

A film based on works and biography of the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko (1814 – 1861).
Mister Blot’s Academy
6.8

Mister Blot’s Academy

Mister Blot’s Academy is a fantastical story based on the popular books by Polish author, Jan Brzechwa. Thanks to the power of magic, Adaś ...
The Captain’s Daughter
5.9

The Captain’s Daughter

An adaptation of Pushkin’s historical novel about the Pugachev’s Rebellion in 1773–1774.
The Princess and the Pea
6.8

The Princess and the Pea

In The Princess and the Pea screenwriter Felix Mironer  has bundled together several Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales. Watch to enjoy a ...
Little Vera
7.0

Little Vera

Oct. 01, 1988

Little Vera

Little Vera (Маленькая Вера) is a Russian cult classic that you could call the Soviet Union’s Saturday Night Fever. No, not because of ...
Mother
7.5

Mother

Oct. 11, 1926

Mother

Mother is an early revolutionary cinema classic by famed director, Vsevolod Pudovkin. The film tells the story of a family split apart by a ...
Father Sergius
7.2

Father Sergius

May. 14, 1918

Father Sergius

The story of Prince Stepán Kasátsky discovering his fiancée was the mistress of the Czar, so he then becomes a monk.
Happy-Go-Lucky
7.5

Happy-Go-Lucky

Apr. 02, 1972

Happy-Go-Lucky

Happy-Go-Lucky is a fun, and at times sad comedy about a Siberian couple who take the longest trip of their life. Ivan Rastorguyev and his wife, ...
A Severe Young Man
6.8

A Severe Young Man

Dec. 04, 1934

A Severe Young Man

The film’s content makes no concessions to the usual expectations of Soviet audiences of the 1930s. The cast of characters is extremely unlikely ...
Once Upon a Time Twenty Years Later
7.3

Once Upon a Time Twenty Years Later

The lyrical comedy, Once Upon a Time Twenty Years Later, tells the story of a large Soviet family. The Kruglov family has ten children and ...
The Purple Ball
6.0

The Purple Ball

Jan. 01, 1987

The Purple Ball

The Purple Ball is a fun fantasy movie that is the second sci-fi adventure featuring Alisa Seleznyova, after the TV series, Guest from the ...
Aladdin and His Magic Lamp
6.9

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp

Aladdin’s Magic Lamp is a wonderful Soviet interpretation of a classic Arabian tale. In the gorgeous city of Agrab, the life of many people ...
Ivan the Terrible, Part I
7.7

Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Ivan the Terrible was Sergei Eisenstein’s final film, created as the Soviet Union was being overrun by Nazi Germany. This biopic is a ...
Cinema-Circus
6.0

Cinema-Circus

Jan. 01, 1942

Cinema-Circus

One of a handful of animated short propaganda cartoons (“political posters”) that survived World War II. Cinema-Circus, or ...
Circus
6.8

Circus

May. 25, 1936

Circus

Circus was released in the summer of 1936 and met immediate success with Soviet audiences. The film resonated with an increasingly confident ...
¡Que Viva Mexico!
7.6

¡Que Viva Mexico!

Oct. 01, 1931

¡Que Viva Mexico!

¡Qué viva México! is an attempt by the director, Grigory Aleksandrov, to recreate an unfinished documentary film that he filmed in Mexico in 1931 ...
Hussar Ballad
7.6

Hussar Ballad

Sep. 07, 1962

Hussar Ballad

A young girl decides to join a Husar squadron and fight against Napoleon. Dressed as a man she has a hard time adjusting to the rude Husar life styles.
City Zero
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City Zero

Jan. 01, 1989

City Zero

An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to specify the distributor the new dimensions ...
Spring on Zarechnaya Street
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Spring on Zarechnaya Street

Spring on Zarechnaya Street is a touching romance that become a cult film in the Soviet Union. The movie’s plot unfolds sometime in the ...
July Rain
7.7

July Rain

Aug. 07, 1967

July Rain

A woman is forced to examine the emptiness of her life in this stark drama from the Soviet Union. Lena (Yevgenya Uralova) is a woman in her late ...
The Color of Pomegranates
7.7

The Color of Pomegranates

The Color of Pomegranates is a breathtaking and unforgettable masterpiece by Armenian director, Sergei Parajanov. Ostensibly, the film is a ...
The Forty-First
7.7

The Forty-First

Oct. 15, 1956

The Forty-First

An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.
The Snow Queen
7.7

The Snow Queen

Oct. 22, 1957

The Snow Queen

When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to ...
The Inspector-General
7.7

The Inspector-General

Dec. 01, 1952

The Inspector-General

Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an ...
Oblomov
7.7

Oblomov

Sep. 08, 1980

Oblomov

St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, ...
Tenderness
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Tenderness

Jul. 31, 1967

Tenderness

Three interrelated stories of thwarted young love in summertime Tashkent.
The House I Live In
7.7

The House I Live In

Jun. 06, 1957

The House I Live In

The House I Live In is a charming black and white drama by Soviet director, Lev Kulidzhanov. The film describes the pre-war and post-war lives ...
Tyll the Giant
7.7

Tyll the Giant

Jan. 01, 1980

Tyll the Giant

Tyll the Giant (Suur Tõll) is based on an Estonian folk tale. Tyll is a giant who reigns as king over the Baltic Sea island of Saaremaa. ...
Alexander Nevsky
7.7

Alexander Nevsky

Nov. 24, 1938

Alexander Nevsky

Alexander Nevsky (Александр Невский) is a 1938 Soviet classic directed by Sergei Eisenstein. The film depicts famed Russian historical figure, ...
One-Two, Soldiers Were Going…
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One-Two, Soldiers Were Going…

One-Two, Soldiers Were Going… is another superb war movie by director, Leonid Bykov, of Only Old Men Are Going to Battle fame. The film was ...