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Moscow Elegy

  Moscow Elegy is a 1987 documentary film directed by Alexander Sokurov, about the later life and death of Soviet Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The film was originally intended to Read More

Save and Protect

  Save and Protect depicts the decline of a childlike woman as she engages in adultery and falls into crippling debt. It is loosely adapted from Gustave Flaubert’s novel Madame Read More


  The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he Read More

Night Watch

  Hundreds of years ago there was a battle between the Warriors of Light and the evil Warriors of Darkness. Realizing that they were evenly matched, the two sides agreed Read More


  Still living under the same roof, Moscow couple Boris and Zhenya are in the terrible final stages of a bitter divorce. Under those circumstances, as both have already found Read More

Love and Lies

  High school student Katya Shevchenko (Tatyana Aksyuta) moves to a new district and meets classmate Roman Lavochkin (Nikita Mikhaylovsky) at school. Gradually their friendship grows into love, which appears Read More


  Set in the fictional town of Pribrezhny, Russia, the plot follows the tragic series of events that affect Kolya (Aleksei Serebryakov), a hotheaded car mechanic, his second wife Lilya Read More


  Tatyana is a beautiful Russian nurse who is underpaid at her hospital job, so she becomes a prostitute catering to international tourists. She is well paid in dollars, which Read More

How I Ended This Summer

  On a desolate island in the Arctic Circle, two men work at a small meteorological station, taking readings from their radioactive surroundings.  Sergei, a gruff professional in his fifties, Read More

Hell’s Bells

  Nikolai Knyazev works in a TV repair shop. God has blessed him with golden hands and heart, yet the majority of his fellow-town folk think he’s a bit nutty, Read More