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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.…
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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The Village Teacher
This chronicle of a Siberian village schoolteacher begins and ends with a dance. Varenka is herself young at the film's first ball in Tsarist St. Petersburg, poised to begin her adult life. In 1941 there is another dance, of her…
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…
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…
Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy consists of two parts: "Insomnia " and " Departure ". We meet Lev Tolstoy in the final years of his life at Yasnaya Polyana. We see him surrounded by his family, friends, acquaintances and absolute strangers who were…
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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…
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…
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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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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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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Moscow - Cassiopeia
Moscow-Cassiopeia is a Soviet 1973 film directed by Richard Viktorov based on a script by Isai Kuznetsov and Avenir Zak. An alarming radio signal of intelligent creatures reaches the Earth from the depths of the Universe. The project suggested by…
Aelita
The largest-scale and biggest-budget production of the 1920s. Exhausted by the post-revolutionary life, engineer Los builds a spaceship to travel to Mars. A tragic accident forces him to urgently make use of his invention. On Mars he falls in love…
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…
Treasures of Hermitage
Six films telling about the gems of the Hermitage collection. The museum holds a most comprehensive collection of paintings and sculpture, which, for its diversity and scope, is rightfully considered one of the best in the world. The Treasures of…
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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…
Melodies of the Veriysky Quarter
This musical is based on old Georgian vaudevilles and plays. In the early 20th century Old Tiflis is in confusion and turmoil. A mysterious fairy is helping the poor Pavle's family: real wood is burning in his old, neglected fireplace,…
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…
19th Century Georgian Chronicle
A poetized chronicle of the events taking place in one of the Georgian villages in the late 19th century, when, to save a forest, the innumerous intelligentsia could rally the people and oppose the industrialists.
Someone Else's Children
Someone Else's Children (1958) is a feature-length psychological portrait of a family life in Tbilisi in the 1950s. Nato meets two children in the street, and becomes their friend. The children's father, Dato, whose wife had died, recently parted with…