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Through the Thorns to the Stars
Based on the original script by Kir Bulychyov and Richard Viktorov " Daughter of Space " and " Space Angels " Part 1 - "Niya, an Artificial Human" Part 2 - "Space Angels" An exciting fantasy film set in the…
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October: Ten Days That Shook the World
October: Ten Days That Shook the World is a 1927 Soviet silent propaganda film by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov, sometimes referred to as October . It is a film epic about the 1917 October Revolution and Revolution in Petrograd.…
The Youth of Peter the Great
The Youth of Peter the Great is the first part of a two-part film that ends with At the Beginning of Glorious Days . Both parts were released in the Soviet Union in 1980 and are based on a novel,…
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Happiness (Schastye)
This philosophical parable, filmed in the style of Russian lubok, is one of the unknown cinematic masterpieces. A poor peasant, Khmyr, sets out in search of happiness. At first, he is lucky: he finds a purse with money, buys a…
The Big Space Travel
A screen adaptation of Sergey Mikhalkov's play " The First Three, or the Year 2001 ". Three schoolchildren have been selected for the first space flight. Piloting the ship "Astra", the kids bravely overcome all the difficulties of their mission…
Pirosmani
Pirosmani is about the great Georgian painter - primitivist Niko Pirosmanashvili (1862-1918). An unknown, self-taught painter roams the streets of a city, painting his pictures. The local people only know that his name is Nikola Pirosmani, that he is a…
Strike (Stachka)
Sergei Eisenstein's first full-length feature film. Unrest starts at a factory. The last straw was the suicide of a worker accused of stealing a micrometer. An inevitable fine and a many-month payment of the debt for the lost instrument would…
By the Bluest of Seas
By the Bluest of Seas is a 1935 Soviet film directed by Boris Barnet. Two workers are shipwrecked on an enchanted island in the Caspian Sea, rescued by the benign sirens of the beach kolkhoz known as Beacon of Communism.…
I Am Twenty Years Old
I Am Twenty is a 1963 film directed by Marlen Khutsiev. It is Khutsiev's most famous film and considered a landmark of 1960s Soviet cinema. The picture is about youth of 1960th, its ideals, search of meaning of life, about…
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At the Beginning of the Glorious Actions
At the Beginning of Glorious Days is the second part of a two-part film that started with The Youth of Peter the Great. Both parts were released in the Soviet Union in 1980 and are based on a novel, Peter…
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The Outskirts (Okraina)
Directed by Boris Barnet, The Outskirts is Barnet's first sound film. This is the tender love story between a Russian girl Anka and a German prisoner of war given permission to work in the village. This love story is made…
The Girl with a Hatbox
The Girl with a Hatbox is a Soviet silent film of Boris Barnet starring Anna Sten, Vladimir Mikhailov and Vladimir Fogel. Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irene. Madame and her husband…
Borodin Quartet
A unique master class and concert of the worldwide famous Borodin Quartet playing Beethoven and Shostakovich for the first time ever. This playlist includes a concert of the Borodin Quartet and the master class of Quartet leader, maestro Berlinsky. Clip…
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Officers (Ofitsery)
One of the most popular and favourite films in Russia, Officers (Ofitsery) follows at length the lives of two friends - Alexei Trofimov and Ivan Varrava. In the 1920s they served together at a frontier outpost, fighting with the basmachs.…
Teens in the Universe
Teens in the Universe is a Soviet 1974 film directed by Richard Viktorov based on a script by Isai Kuznetsov and Avenir Zak. Preceded by Moscow-Cassiopeia. The spaceship "Sarja" with the young cosmonauts at the board approaches the planet Alpha…
Mark Donskoy - My Apprenticeship (Out In The World, Among People)
My Apprenticeship (Out In The World, Among People) is the second part of the celebrated film trilogy by Mark Donskoy based upon Maxim Gorky's autobiographical works. Alyosha Peshkov leaves the house of his grandfather and goes "into the world", to…
Mark Donskoy - The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
The Childhood of Maxim Gorky , tells the story of Aleksei Peshkov a 12 year old boy, living in 19th Century Russia, who would later be known as Maxim Gorky, possibly Russia's most famous and celebrated novelist and dramatist. Made…
Engineer Prite's Project
1918 - Lev Kuleshov's directorial debut. This work is extremely important not only for Russian cinema; it became a landmark in the history of the world's cinematograph. For the first time a specific method of montage had been used in…
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A Sentimental Trip Home - Music of Russian Painting
The author of this unique art project, Nikita Mikhalkov, presents to the viewers the works of his favorite 19th-century painters. Discover a panorama of artistic trends and tastes of the period, learn about amazing life stories of the painters and…
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White Bim The Black Ear
White Bim Black Ear is a 1976 Soviet drama film directed by Stanislav Rostotsky. The film is based upon the book of the same name, written by Gavriil Troyepolsky. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign…
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