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Tag Archives: 1970s

Crime and Punishment
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Crime and Punishment

Sep. 28, 1970

Crime and Punishment

This is truly the greatest film adaptation of Dostoevsky’s classic, Crime and Punishment, there is. Directed by Lev Kulidzhanov and ...
Twenty Days Without War
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Twenty Days Without War

War correspondent Lopatin takes a 20-day-leave from his hard work at the front in 1942. He travels to faraway Tashkent to meet the family of the ...
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 ...
Tale of Tales
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Tale of Tales

Jan. 01, 1979

Tale of Tales

Tale of Tales (Сказка сказок, Skazka skazok) is a masterpiece by the great animator, Yuri Norstein. Like another Norstein classic, Hedgehog in ...
Autumn Marathon
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Autumn Marathon

Jun. 06, 1979

Autumn Marathon

Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. ...
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano
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An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano

At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. ...
Days of the Turbins
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Days of the Turbins

Jun. 06, 1976

Days of the Turbins

Masterfully done re-telling of Bulgakov’s brilliant play (itself a version of the novel, “White Guard”), “Days of the ...
D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers
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D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers

D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers (д’Артаньян и три мушкетёра / d’Artanyan i tri mushketera) is a three-part Soviet musical ...
The Flight
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The Flight

Jan. 01, 1970

The Flight

The film is about a group of people who in other times wouldn’t have anything in common, some of them innocent bystanders, some moral ...
Afonya
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Afonya

Oct. 13, 1975

Afonya

The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya “Afonya” was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character “Afonya” Borshev ...
Stalker
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Stalker

May. 25, 1979

Stalker

Stalker (Сталкер) is a brilliant 1979 Soviet sci-fi film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Loosely based on the Strugatsky Brothers’ 1972 novel, ...
Solaris
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Solaris

Mar. 20, 1972

Solaris

Solaris – a film about people’s erotic problems in outer space. Or so you’ll see… Unfortunately, the free version of the ...
Siberiade
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Siberiade

Nov. 28, 1979

Siberiade

The evolution of a nation during six decades of turbulent history is dramatized via two families from opposing classes.
They Fought for Their Country
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They Fought for Their Country

Sergei Bondarchuk’s They Fought for Their Country has often been called the best film about WWII.  In the summer of 1942, the Soviet ...
Mirror
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Mirror

Mar. 07, 1975

Mirror

Mirror (Зеркало) is one the most beautiful movies by acclaimed arthouse director, Andrei Tarkovsky. This semi-autobiographical film describes the ...
Nameless Star
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Nameless Star

Jan. 01, 1978

Nameless Star

“Stars never leave their orbits”. The poor astronomy teacher got one more demonstration of this law when he met HER. SHE was ...
Mimino
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Mimino

Jun. 06, 1977

Mimino

Mimino (Мимино in Russian and მიმინო in Georgian) is a 1977 Soviet tragicomedy directed by Georgiy Daneliya. The film tells the story of a ...
King Lear
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King Lear

Feb. 08, 1971

King Lear

King Lear (Король Лир / Korol Lir) is a 1971 Soviet film adaptation of Shakespeare’s play. Based on a translation of the play by Boris ...
The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!
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The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!

The Irony of Fate – Russia and the former Soviet Union’s favorite New Year’s movie! The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! (Ирония судьбы, ...
The Ascent
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The Ascent

Apr. 02, 1977

The Ascent

Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go ...
White Bim Black Ear
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White Bim Black Ear

Sep. 15, 1977

White Bim Black Ear

White Bim Black Ear is a touching story about the fate of a loyal and honorable dog, Bim. A white setter with black ears lives a happy life ...
The Dawns Here Are Quiet
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet

The Dawns Here Are Quiet (А зори здесь тихие / A zori zdes tikhie) is a 1972 Soviet film directed by Stanislav Rostotsky. It is based on the 1969 ...
12 Chairs
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12 Chairs

Jun. 21, 1971

12 Chairs

12 Chairs (12 стульев / Dvenadtsat stulyev) is a 1971 comedy by Leonid Gaidai. Its plot is an adaptation of the 1928 satirical novel of the same ...
Office Romance
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Office Romance

Oct. 26, 1977

Office Romance

Office Romance (Служебный роман / Sluzhebnyj roman) is a 1977 Soviet rom-com directed by Eldar Ryazanov. It is based on the play, Co-workers ...
Ordinary Miracle
8.4

Ordinary Miracle

Jan. 01, 1978

Ordinary Miracle

An Ordinary Miracle (Обыкновенное чудо / Obyknovennoye chudo) is a 1978 Soviet film based on a play by Yevgeniy Shwartz. It’s a movie by ...
Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession
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Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession

Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession (Иван Васильевич меняет профессию / Ivan Vasilyevich menyayet professiyu) is a 1973 Soviet sci-fi film ...
The Wishing Tree
8.4

The Wishing Tree

Dec. 19, 1976

The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree is a 1976 Georgian film based on a series of short stories by Giorgi Leonidze. Its name is ნატვრის ხე (Natvris khe) in Georgian ...
Only Old Men Are Going to Battle
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Only Old Men Are Going to Battle

Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (В бой идут одни «старики» / V boy idut odni “stariki”) is a Ukrainian war movie directed by Leonid ...
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 Very Same Munchhausen
8.5

The Very Same Munchhausen

 Movie Background The Very Same Munchhausen (Тот самый Мюнхгаузен / Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen) is a Soviet two-part film from 1979. It is one ...
Seventeen Moments of Spring
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Seventeen Moments of Spring

Can you name the TV show that was more popular than Cheers or Seinfeld and that also contributed to Vladimir Putin’s rise to power? Well, have a ...
Gentlemen of Fortune
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Gentlemen of Fortune

Dec. 13, 1971

Gentlemen of Fortune

Movie background Gentlemen of Fortune (Джентльмены удачи / Dzhentlmeny udachi) is a 1971 film directed by Aleksandr Sery. It’s one of the ...