IMDb: 4.6 1991 114 min 1682 views
As announced in our Russian movie blog, The Keepers (Khraniteli) is a long lost, but now joyously rediscovered Soviet TV film adaptation of ...
IMDb: 6.4 1994 115 min 2839 views
Russian Symphony is a parable based on the Last Judgement coming to Russia in the mid-1990s. This important film by Konstantin Lopushansky is up ...
IMDb: 6.9 1994 77 min 2597 views
Whispering Pages is an existential drama based on Russian prose of the 19th century, in particular, Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. The ...
IMDb: 6.2 1999 84 min 3879 views
In Silver Heads scientists embark on a secret experiment to fuse man and tree. The purpose of this fantastic experiment is to create man-tree ...
Daddy, Father Frost Is Dead
IMDb: 6.4 1991 81 min 3016 views
The film, Daddy, Father Frost is Dead, released the year of the collapse of the USSR, reflects the problems of perestroika and the feeling of ...
IMDb: 6.1 1991 102 min 4203 views
Pavel and Pavelina leave their rural countryside homes and move to Moscow to find work. Once there, they find that urban life is not what they ...
Day of the Full Moon
IMDb: 6.8 1998 93 min 5543 views
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 ...
IMDb: 6.9 1990 200 min 5665 views
The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, ...
Assassin of the Tsar
IMDb: 6.9 1991 104 min 4706 views
A new doctor from Moscow arrives at a provincial mental institution. His interest is the peculiarities of the psyche of a patient who believes ...
Dunno on the Moon
IMDb: 7.2 1997 151 min 3478 views
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
IMDb: 5.4 1999 87 min 5608 views
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
IMDb: 8.1 1999 22 min 4663 views
The Old Man and the Sea is a gorgeous paint-on-glass short film by master animator, Aleksandr Petrov. The film is an adaptation of the short ...
The Barber of Siberia
IMDb: 7.8 1998 180 min 16510 views
Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental steam-driven timber harvester in the ...
IMDb: 7.1 1992 91 min 11667 views
Srubov is a part of CHEKA, the secret police Lenin established after the Bolshevik Revolution. They arrest, interview for a minute, try in ten ...
IMDb: 6.3 1995 98 min 5446 views
A lonely Russian man is trying to see his doughter who lives with her mother far away in the USA.
What a Mess!
IMDb: 7.1 1995 143 min 3395 views
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 ...
Peculiarities of the National Hunt
IMDb: 7.5 1995 93 min 4576 views
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 ...
Burnt by the Sun
IMDb: 7.9 1994 135 min 9165 views
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. ...
IMDb: 8.0 1997 96 min 49783 views
Brother, aka Brat, is without a doubt the greatest cult classic film to emerge from post-Soviet Russia. Set in the troubling 1990s, Brother pits ...
IMDb: 7.7 1997 96 min 6253 views
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 ...
IMDb: 7.9 1998 95 min 2932 views
Set on the Russian steppes and filmed in black-and-white, it is the story of a group of peasants seeking revenge against the oil company that ...
The Dream of a Ridiculous Man
IMDb: 7.9 1992 20 min 6301 views
This phantasmagorical animated short is a superb adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story of the same name. A man is on the verge of ...
IMDb: 8.0 1990 76 min 3485 views
In this gentle comedy, an unpopular resident in a Russian village has his life completely changed when he announces, entirely on a whim and just ...
Well, Just You Wait!
IMDb: 7.4 1969 6197 views
Nu, pogodi! is a Soviet/Russian animated series produced by Soyuzmultfilm. The series was created in 1969 and became a popular cartoon of the ...