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Tag Archives: 1960s

Three Poplars on Plyuschikha Street
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Three Poplars on Plyuschikha Street

Three Poplars at Plyushchikha is a legendary Soviet melodrama about a simple village woman who, once in Moscow, changes her worldview and life. ...
Dog Barbos and Unusual Cross
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Dog Barbos and Unusual Cross

This is the very first silent slapstick comedy short about adventures of Worldly, Coward, and Fool. What’s more fun: fishing with worms, or ...
Letter Never Sent
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Letter Never Sent

Jun. 27, 1960

Letter Never Sent

Four geologists are searching for a diamond mine in the wilderness of Siberia. After locating the mine, they set out to deliver their findings to ...
I Am Twenty
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I Am Twenty

Jan. 01, 1965

I Am Twenty

I Am Twenty is a coming-of-age film from the 1960s that demonstrates the differences between the Soviet wartime generation and that which came ...
At War as at War
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At War as at War

Feb. 23, 1969

At War as at War

To the young lieutenant Maleshkin the war is a minor obstacle, if compared to his personal battle to command his subordinates, while conducting ...
The Plea
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The Plea

Dec. 24, 1967

The Plea

The Plea is the first movie in Tengiz Abuladze’s trilogy that includes The Wishing Tree and Repentance. The film is a romantic drama based ...
I Am Cuba
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I Am Cuba

Oct. 26, 1964

I Am Cuba

An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film’s four ...
Cheburashka
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Cheburashka

Jan. 01, 1969

Cheburashka

Cheburashka is an iconic Soviet cartoon that remains wildly popular in Russia to this day. The series begins with the surprise arrival of ...
Two Comrades Were Serving
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Two Comrades Were Serving

Set during the last days of the civil war that followed the Russian Revolution. The Crimea Peninsula is the last stronghold of the White Guard, ...
The Girls
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The Girls

Jan. 01, 1961

The Girls

The Girls is one of the most popular Soviet movies from the 1960s. This heartwarming movie is sometimes likened to Cinderella in the rural ...
Love and Lies
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Love and Lies

Jun. 06, 1980

Love and Lies

Love and Lies (also called Could One Imagine?) is a cute teen romantic melodrama about first love. On September 1st, a new student joins ...
Chasing Two Hares
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Chasing Two Hares

Dec. 21, 1961

Chasing Two Hares

Based on the vaudeville by M. Staritsky Svirid Petrovich Golokhvasty had his own barbershop in town and a reputation of a dandy. Once, after ...
Junior and Karlson
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Junior and Karlson

Jan. 01, 1968

Junior and Karlson

Junior and Karlson is a Soviet cult cartoon based on the Swedish story by writer, Astrid Lingren (of Pippi Longstocking fame). In this cartoon, a ...
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors is a 1965 Ukrainian film by Soviet-Armenian filmmaker, Sergei Parajanov, that is based on the novel by Ukrainian ...
Ivan’s Childhood
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Ivan’s Childhood

May. 05, 1962

Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood is a poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth. You can watch it on Amazon Prime ...
We’ll Live Till Monday
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We’ll Live Till Monday

We’ll Live Till Monday is a piercing Soviet melodrama by Stanislav Rostotsky that tells the tale of three days in the life of an ordinary ...
Beware of the Car!
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Beware of the Car!

Feb. 02, 1966

Beware of the Car!

An insurance agent who moonlights as a car thief steals cars from various crooks, though never from the common people. He then sells the stolen ...
Andrei Rublev
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Andrei Rublev

Dec. 16, 1966

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev (Андрей Рублёв) is Andrei Tarkovsky‘s second feature film. It is based on the life and times of 15th-century icon painter, ...
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style
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Kidnapping, Caucasian Style

Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (Кавказская пленница / Kavkazskaya plennitsa) is a 1967 Soviet comedy by prolific director, Leonid Gaidai. The title ...
Hamlet
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Hamlet

Jun. 24, 1964

Hamlet

Hamlet (Гамлет / Gamlet) is a 1964 Soviet adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, based on a translation by Boris Pasternak. It was directed by ...
Well, Just You Wait!
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Well, Just You Wait!

Jan. 01, 1969

Well, Just You Wait!

Nu, pogodi! is a Soviet/Russian animated series produced by Soyuzmultfilm. The series was created in 1969 and became a popular cartoon of the ...
The Diamond Arm
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The Diamond Arm

Mar. 19, 1970

The Diamond Arm

The Diamond Arm background The Diamond Arm (Бриллиантовая рука / Brilliantovaya ruka) is one of the most beloved Soviet comedies. ...
Operation Y and Shurik’s Other Adventures
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Operation Y and Shurik’s Other Adventures

Operation Y is best known by Russian students as the first Russian movie they experience. It’s prolific director, Leonid Gaidai’s ...
Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors
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Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors

Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors (Королевство Кривых Зеркал / Korolevstvo krivykh zerkal) is a 1963 film directed by Aleksandr Rou. Like the rest of ...