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The Communist (film)

The Communist is a 1957 Soviet drama film directed by Yuli Raizman. The film "Communist" - one of the classic films of Soviet cinema. This is a story about an ordinary Communist, a participant in one of the first Soviet construction projects, sel ...

The Humpbacked Horse (1941 film)

The Humpbacked Horse is a 1941 Soviet fantasy film directed by Alexander Rou and produced at Soyuzdetfilm studios. It is based on a fairy tale by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov.

Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors

Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1963 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on the novel, Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors, by Vitali Gubarev. At the end of 2007, Russia TV filmed a musical remake with the same name, featuring stars Nik ...

Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy is a 1999 British musical drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh, starring Allan Corduner as Sir Arthur Sullivan and Jim Broadbent as W. S. Gilbert, along with Timothy Spall and Lesley Manville. The story concerns the 15-month ...

Falling Leaves (1966 film)

Falling Leaves is a 1966 Soviet drama film directed by Otar Iosseliani. The film was screened at the International Critics Week of the 1968 Cannes Film Festival.

The Death Ray (1925 film)

The Death Ray is a 1925 Soviet science fiction film directed by Lev Kuleshov. The first and last reels of the film have been lost. This film ran at 2 hours, 5 minutes, making this one of the earliest full length science fiction films. Despite the ...

May (film)

May is a 2002 American psychological horror film written and directed by Lucky McKee in his directorial debut. Starring Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, and James Duval, the film follows a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult chi ...

Malva (1957 film)

The history of rivalry father and son from the love of one woman. Once a farmer Basil left his native village, leaving his wife and his son Jacob. For many years he worked in the fishing industry, which, forgetting about family, friends with beau ...

Bean (film)

Bean is a 1997 comedy film based on the British television series Mr. Bean. Directed by Mel Smith and written by Robin Driscoll and Richard Curtis, the film stars Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean, Peter MacNicol, Pamela Reed, Harris Yulin and Burt Reyn ...

Michurin (film)

Michurin is a 1948 Soviet film directed by Alexander Dovzhenko about the life of Russian practitioner of selection Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin. The film is based on Dovzhenkos play Life in Bloom, which was also the title used for the film in its ...

Gorky 3: My Universities

Daniil Sagal as Pletnev Irina Fedotova as Macha Pavel Dozhdev as Yacha as Pavlik Dozhdev A. Smolko as Pacha the gipsy Nikolai Valbert as Aleksei Pechkov Gorky as N. Valbert Mikhail Povolotsky as The Student Vladimir Maruta as Romas Nikolai Dorokh ...

The Young Guard (film)

The Young Guard is a two-part 1948 Soviet film directed by Sergei Gerasimov and based on the novel of the same title by Alexander Fadeyev. In 1949 a Stalin Prize for this film was awarded to Gerasimov, cinematographer Vladimir Rapoport, and the g ...

The Plea (film)

The Plea is a 1967 Soviet art drama film directed by Tengiz Abuladze and co-written with Revaz Kveselava and Anzor Saluqvadze. The film based on the poems of Vazha-Pshavela. It regarded as an influential classic and is an appreciated work of 20th ...

Moonzund

Moonzund is a 1987 Soviet war film by Aleksandr Muratov based on a novel with the same name by Valentin Pikul. The films name is derived from the old name of West Estonian archipelago where the Battle of Moon Sound took place during World War I.

A Moslem

A Moslem is a 1995 Russian drama film directed by Vladimir Khotinenko. The film was selected as the Russian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 68th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Matewan

Matewan is a 1987 American drama film written and directed by John Sayles, and starring Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell and Will Oldham, with David Strathairn, Kevin Tighe and Gordon Clapp in supporting roles. The film dramatizes t ...

At War as at War

At War as at War is a 1969 Soviet war film directed by Viktor Tregubovich. The film had 20 million theatre admissions.

Ridicule (film)

Ridicule is a 1996 French period drama film directed by Patrice Leconte and starring Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant and Judith Godreche. Set in the 18th century at the decadent court of Versailles, where social status can rise and ...

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (film)

The Unbearable Lightness of Being is a 1988 American drama film, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Milan Kundera. It is directed and written by Philip Kaufman, co-written by Jean-Claude Carriere, and stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette ...

Mark Donskoy

Mark Semyonovich Donskoy was a Soviet film director and screenwriter. Mark Donskoy was born in Odessa in a Jewish family. During the Civil War, he served in the Red Army 1921-1923, and was captured by the whites for ten months. Demobilized, he st ...

Nostalghia

Nostalghia is a 1983 Soviet-Italian film, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, and starring Oleg Yankovsky, Domiziana Giordano, and Erland Josephson. Tarkovsky co-wrote the screenplay with Tonino Guerra. The film depicts a Russian writer Oleg Yankovsky ...

Olesya (1971 film)

Olesya is a 1971 drama film directed by Boris Ivchenko based on a screenplay by Vasily Dulgerov. Adapted from the Aleksandr Kuprin homonymous novel.

Heads and Tails (film)

Heads and Tails is a 1995 Russian comedy-drama film directed by Georgiy Daneliya, based on the short story On the First Breath by Vladimir Makanin.

Autumn (disambiguation)

Autumn Phillips born 1978, granddaughter-in-law of Elizabeth II Emilie Autumn born 1979, American singer and violinist Autumn Reeser born 1980, American actress Jennifer Blake wrestler born 1983, also known by her ring-name Autumn Frost Autumn Da ...

The Conviction

The Conviction is a 1991 Italian drama film directed by Marco Bellocchio. It was entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize.

Dark Eyes (1987 film)

Dark Eyes is a 1987 Italian and Russian language film which tells the story of a 19th-century married Italian who falls in love with a married Russian woman. It stars Marcello Mastroianni and Yelena Safonova.

Colonel Wolodyjowski (film)

Colonel Wolodyjowski is a 1969 Polish historical drama film directed by Jerzy Hoffman. The film is based on the novel Pan Wolodyjowski, by the Polish awarded with the Nobel Prize writer Henryk Sienkiewicz. The film was also serialized on Polish t ...

Passport (1990 film)

Half-brothers Yasha Yakov and Merab Papashvili live in Tbilisi. Yasha is a musician, and Merab works as a taxi driver. In 1987, Yasha being half-Jewish on his mothers side decides to repatriate to Israel with his family. Merab, being quite happy ...

The Interpreter

The Interpreter is a 2005 political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, and Jesper Christensen. It is notable for being the first movie to have been shot inside the United Nations Headqua ...

Persona (1966 film)

Persona is a 1966 Swedish psychological drama film, written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. The story revolves around a young nurse named Alma and her patient, well-known stage actress Elisabet Vogler, ...

Piter FM

Piter FM is a 2006 Russian comedy romance film directed by Oksana Bychkova and starring Ekaterina Fedulova, Evgeniy Tsyganov and Alexey Barabash. The plot revolves around the serendipitous and unexpected romance between a young man and woman livi ...

A Scanner Darkly (film)

A Scanner Darkly is a 2006 American adult animated science-fiction thriller film written and directed by Richard Linklater; it is based on the novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick. The film tells the story of identity and deception in a near- ...

The Grasshopper (1955 film)

The Grasshopper is a 1955 Soviet drama film directed by Samson Samsonov based on a short story of the same title by Anton Chekhov. It was nominated for a BAFTA award for Best Film in 1957. The lead character is said to be based on Sofia Kuvshinni ...

Feast (disambiguation)

Feast Festival, Adelaides annual LGBT festival Nineteen Day Feast, a monthly meeting held in Bahai communities to worship, consult, and socialize Festival, an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect ...

The Chairman (1964 film)

The Chairman is a 1964 Soviet drama film directed by Aleksei Saltykov and starring Mikhail Ulyanov, Nonna Mordyukova and Ivan Lapikov. This film was honored with a Second Prize at All-Union Film Festival in Kiev.

Requiem (disambiguation)

"Requiem", a song by Jethro Tull from Minstrel in the Gallery "Requiem" London Boys song 1988 "Requiem", a song by Merzbow from the compilation album HHR Vs 2xH Vol 1 - Where Is My Robotic Boot? "Requiem", a song by Opeth from Orchid "Requiem", a ...

The Republic of ShKID (film)

The Republic of ShKID is a 1966 Soviet comedy-drama directed by Gennadi Poloka. The premiere of The Republic of ShKID was held on December 29, 1966; in 1967, the film became a box-office leader – it was seen by 32.6 million viewers.

The Saplings

The Saplings is a 1972 Soviet comedy film directed by Rezo Chkheidze. It was entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival where Ramaz Chkhikvadze won the award for Best Actor.

Satan (disambiguation)

Mr. Satan, a character in Dragon Ball media Satan, a character in Japanese manga Blue Exorcist Satan Old Harrys Game, Satan as portrayed in the radio comedy Old Harrys Game Satan, a character in Mark Twains unfinished book The Mysterious Stranger ...

Our Own

In October 1941, the Soviet Union is experiencing an invasion by Nazi Germany. Despite Soviet resistance, the Germans occupy large parts of the country. In a so far unoccupied part of the disputed Pskov Region, an NKVD officer Sergey Garmash arri ...

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952 film)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a 1952 American Technicolor film based on the short story of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film version of the short story was directed by Henry King, written by Casey Robinson, and starred Gregory Peck as Har ...

Sokolovo (film)

Sokolovo is a 1974 Soviet–Czechoslovak war film made by Otakar Vavra depicting the Battle of Sokolovo in 1943. The film was published in two parts and was meant as the middle part of Vavras "war trilogy" consisting of movies Dny zrady, Sokolovo a ...

Sofiya Perovskaya (film)

Sofiya Perovskaya is a 1967 Soviet biopic film directed by Lev Arnshtam. The film is based on the life of Sofiya Perovskaya, member of Narodnaya Volya, executed for taking part in planning the successful assassination of Alexander II of Russia.

The Specialist

The Specialist is a 1994 American action thriller film directed by Luis Llosa and starring Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Eric Roberts and Rod Steiger. It is loosely based on "The Specialist" series of novels by John Shirley. The ...

The State Counsellor (film)

The State Counseller is a 2005 Russian film, an adaptation of Boris Akunins novel of the same name featuring detective Erast Fandorin. Directed by Filipp Yankovsky, it was one of the most expensive films ever made in Russia. A revolutionary organ ...

Suvorov (film)

Suvorov is a 1941 Soviet film directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin and Mikhail Doller, based on the life of Russian general Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov, one of the few great generals in history who never lost a battle. The film premiered in Russia 23 ...

Twilight (disambiguation)

Twilight: 2000, a role-playing game Project: Twilight, an audio drama based on the TV series Doctor Who

Tekken (2009 film)

Tekken is a 2009 American martial arts film directed by Dwight H. Little and distributed by Warner Bros. and Anchor Bay Entertainment. It was written by Alan B. McElroy and is based on the fighting game series of the same name. Its story follows ...

Titus (film)

Titus is a 1999 film adaptation of William Shakespeares revenge tragedy Titus Andronicus, about the downfall of a Roman general, the first theatrically-released feature film adaptation of the play. Starring Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange, it w ...

The Crowd (1928 film)

The Crowd is a 1928 American silent film directed by King Vidor and starring James Murray, Eleanor Boardman and Bert Roach. The film is an influential and acclaimed feature which was nominated at the very first Academy Award presentation in 1928, ...

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