Russian Film Collection

By title

DIRECTOR FILM YEAR RUSSIAN DESCRIPTION
Andreasyan, Sarik Guardians 2017 Защитники A team of former Soviet superheroes, is dispatched to combat against destructive robots. (Science-fiction, Action)
Balabanov, Aleksei It Doesn’t Hurt Me 2006 Мне не больно Three young people in Moscow, two in love, and one dying. (Drama, Romance)
Bondarchuk, Fyodor Ninth Company, The 2005 Девятая рота Russian army recruits complete training and join the battle in late 1980’s Afghanistan. (Drama, Action)
Bondarchuk, Fyodor Attraction 2017 Притяжение An alien spacecraft crash lands in Moscow’s Chertanova district. (Science-fiction)
Bortko, Vladimir Taras Bulba 2009 Тарас бульба A man’s story of revenge after his wife and child have been murdered. (Drama, Action)
Buslov, Pyotr Bummer 2003 Бумер Four friends in Moscow get in trouble with the law and have to flee in a black BMW. (Drama, Crime)
Bychkova, Oksana Piter FM 2006 Питер ФМ The story of two people who can never seem to find each other in order to fall in love. (Drama, Romance)
Dyachenko, Dmitriy What Men Talk About 2010 О чём говорит мужчины Based on the Russian play of a similar name, this is the story of men and their conversations about life (specifically women). (Comedy)
Eisenstein, Sergei and Aleksandrov, Grigory October (Ten Days that Shook the World) 1928 Октябрь (десять дней, которые потрясли мир) A documentary style movie that covers the October Revolution and the fall of the Empire. (Historical Drama)
Epanchintsev, Matvey Dawns are Quiet Here, The 2015 А зори здесь тихие May of 1942 Senior Sergeant Vaskov replaces his drunken men in battle with a new all-female unit. (Drama, History)
German Jr.,  Aleksey Paper Soldier 2008 Бумажный солдат Two women who loved the same man, end up living together after his death. (Drama, Romance)
Grishkovets, Evgenii Satisfaction 2011 Сатисфакция Two men, duel it out in one long night. (Melodrama)
Kara, Yuri Master and Margarita, The 2011 Мастер и Маргарита Based on the novel by the same name, this is the story of the devil visiting the   officially atheistic Soviet Union. (Fantastic)
Karimov, Roman Inadequate People 2011 Неадекватные люди Our main character, Vitaliy seems pretty adequate, with a desk job and a personal therapist, that is until he drinks himself into a depression and tries to date an underage girl.How can you really tell if you’re adequate? (Comedy)
Kott, Alexander Brest Fortress, The 2010 Брестская крепость A story about the defense of Brest Fortress during WWII, by the Soviet army against the Nazi’s. (Drama, Action)
Kozakov, Mikhail Pokrovsky Gate, The 1982 Покровские ворота Based on the stageplay by Leonid Zorin, this is the story of how the lives of those in a communal apartment become intertwined. (Comedy)
Kravchuk, Andrei Viking 2016 Викинг A historical movie about the prince Vladimir the Great, from Novgorod. (Drama, Action)
Lattuda, Alberto Overcoat, The 1952 Il Cappotto Based on a short story by Nikolai Gogol, this movie tells the tragic story of a menial worker in St. Petersburg (the film version is in Italy). (Fantasy)
Lebedev, Nikolay Flight Crew 2016 Экипаж The crew of a Russian airliner receives a distress signal from a volcanic island. (Disaster-film, Thriller)
Megerdichev, Anton Metro 2013 Метро Passengers aboard a subway train become trapped as flood waters enter the metro. (Disaster-film, Thriller)
Meshiev, Dmitriy Battalion 2015 Батальон The story of the first Russian Women’s Battalion of Death, during WWI, who were used a propaganda by the government. (Drama, Action)
Mokritskiy, Sergey Battle for Sevastopol 2015 Битва за Севастополь A women fighting in WWII gets injured in battle and travels to America for another chance to fight. (Drama, Romance)
Nugmanov, Rashid Needle, The 1988 Игла One mans fight against the local mafia which has taken over his life. (Thriller, Drama)
Parkhomenko, Pavel Gagarin: First in Space 2013 Гагарин. Первый в космосе The story of the first man in space (1961), Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.   (Docudrama, Drama)
Rostotsky, Stanislav We’ll Live Till Monday 1968 Доживём до понедельника A story about an average school in Moscow and all the problems and joys that the teachers and students there face. (Drama/Romance)
Rou, Aleksandr Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka (The Night Before Christmas) 1961 Вечера на хуторе близ Диканьки Based on the series of short stories written by Nikolai Gogol, this is a fantastic tale about one mans quest for a different kind of love and how the devil plays their part in these affairs. (Fantasy)
Segal, Mikhail Short Stories 2012 Рассказы A manuscript at a Russian publishing house mysteriously influences all who read it. (Drama, Mystery)
Shakhnazarov, Karen American Daughter 1995 Американская дочь A lonely Russian man travels all the way to America to visit his daughter, who lives with her mother. (Comedy, Drama)
Sheptiko, Larisa Wings: Eclipse Series 11 1966 Wings: Eclipse Series 11 The story of the once famous fighter-pilot and Stalinist, Nadezhda Petrovna. (Historical Drama)
Sheptiko, Larisa Ascent: Eclipse Series 11 1977 Ascent: Eclipse Series 11 The dramatic story of two Soviet Partisans on a hunt for food in the deep winter, who get arrested by Nazi soldiers. Only one will live. (Historical Drama)
Sigarev, Vassily Living 2012 Жить People surviving in a wintry Russian province. (Drama)
Uchitel, Alexei Dreaming of Space 2005 Космос как предчувствие 1957: a regular Russian man and the people around him, await the big changes that are happening in the world. (Drama, Romance)
Uchitel, Alexei Edge, The 2010 Край Ignat arrives at a Siberian labor camp after his service in WWII. (Drama, Romance)
Uchitel, Alexei Giselle’s Mania 1995 Мария Жизели The story of Russian ballerina Olga Spessivtseva who became famous for her role in the 1920 production, “Giselle.” (Drama, Biography)
Vartanov, Aleksandr & Mikhanovsky, Kirill Dubrovskiy 2013 Дубровский Based on the Pushkin novel by the same name, this story follows a successful banker and his love affair with a women he shouldn’t be with. (Drama)
Vasilyevs, Georgi and Sergei Chapaev 1934 Чапаев Based on the novel by the same name, this is a fictionalized story of the real-life Red Army Commander, and Russian Civil War hero, Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev. (Historical Drama)
Veledinsky, Alexander Geographer Drank His Globe Away, The 2013 Географ глобус пропил Biologist Viktor Sluzhkin becomes a teacher, bonds with his students and writes about his experiences. (Drama, Adventure)
Zvyagintsev, Andrei Banishment, The 2007 Изгнание An adaptation of the 1953 novel The Laughing Matter by William Saroyan. It tells the story of a family who discovers a dark side to the pastoral countryside they are visiting. (Drama)
Zvyagintsev, Andrei Elena 2011 Елена A dutiful housewife loses her only chance for supporting her grown son and his family. (Drama)

 

 

 

 

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