Keep Your Eyes Open!
While watching Dovzhenko's Earth a young man imagines himself a painter in a Ukrainian village in the 1930s. All is pastoral idyll until the authorities arrive with Soviet wrath for tradition and religion.
Under the guise of "student construction team of graduate students" a brigade of "covenants" arrives to the collective farm, expecting to get one thousand rubles for the construction of the "fountainarium" that is not envisaged by the estimate. However, under the gun of a local photo correspondent and the close attention of the collective farmers, Ruslan Ruslanych, a student of evening school, drunkard Tyulkin, illuminator in the theater Savchuk and hiding from alimony Panin, in order not to give himself away, are forced to work diligently and to be rehabilitated.
Я служу на границе
The puppy wished that all the cats would disappear, which was fulfilled, but they turned out to be very useful.
Fate has repeatedly deceived Katya Nikanorova — however, she is still destined to wait for a meeting with her happiness. However, far from immediately she was able to discern her prince in the closed, sometimes ridiculous and ridiculous, nondescript veterinarian Dyozhkin. And he saw a kind and sensitive woman in the keen and stormy Katerina. But before this happens, the heroes of the melodrama will survive many curious situations...
It is 1920. After three years of the Russian Civil War, communist government is finally established in Odessa. Young Alyosha Patrikeyv, who dreams of being a detective like Sherlock Holmes, joins the newly forming Odessa Criminal Police. He is assigned to fight illegal booz production in a small village of Severinovka. When he goes on a chase after a horse thief Krasavchik, Alyosha finds himself up against Cherven - the most dangerous criminal in Odessa.
Drama based on the book by Kuprin. A young man from the city falls in love with a girl from the country side. She is not accepted by the village community: people think she is a witch.
Autumn 1944. Wounded scout returns to his home village only to fight with bandits.
And the Wind Returns...
1941. The soldier, a young poet takes the wounded commander out of the battlefield. The commander dies and the soldier is wounded. He was a long way to test before he gets to the guerrilla group. Title in English is "Love Awaits Those Who Return," according to Joshua First in his book UKRAINIAN CINEMA.
A fairy tale based on the novel by V. Orlov. This is the story of how a couple of swindlers - Fox and Wolf - stole Chicken Ryaba so that she would lay them golden eggs. But the wolverine Wolf lost his prey, and he had to ... hatch the egg himself.
Хіппініада, або Материк кохання
The action takes place in the Ukrainian Carpathians in the First World War. The plot - twists and turns of life's journey of the traveler, adventurer, traveling actor and philosopher Ivan Kalita.
In 1890s Western Ukraine, Ivan Didukh, a proud and ripe Galician farmer, has decided to abandon his ancestral home to emigrate to Canada in search of a better life. His final hours are clouded by both internal and communal discord as his village convenes to ceremonially mark his departure. The celebrations that echo those of a funeral, forecast the imminent death of a man estranged from his motherland, and of an antiquated way of life on the cusp of obsoletion.
Young revolutionary carried out the attack. She is waiting for a death sentence. Police warden who arrested girl, gives his little son a quite unusual birthday present - takes the boy to the execution.
Appearance of Coco the Clown and Peach the Pig in the circus is always a happy holiday for children and adults in a small town. But the terrible Chuchelische is ready to do whatever it takes for this celebration to not take place and make children's laughter turn to tears. At this time, the city government is in the hands of insidious Kibernator-General, which decides to close the circus, arrest Coco and make a stuffed out of Peach. Two friends, Kid and Slice, with a good and brave Captain Crocus decide to save Coco and Peach and return the children to the circus.
Due to a brain injury received in a street fight, Hera Romanov began to periodically fall into “parallel worlds”, where he died painfully every time.
Премьера в Сосновке
The final film of the television series "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson." It is based on the late and little-known stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, united by the theme of the approaching world war and the struggle of the legendary detective with foreign spies.
Trofim Bessarab has been working as a house painter for all his life. He is a pensioner now and it seems that he can let himself have a rest. But idleness is not for Trofim. His nature is to be a working man and he looks for the way to apply his irrepressible energy, he possesses despite his age.
An inquisitive grasshopper could not understand why a dandelion has a chubby face and a thin stalk. With his excessive interest, he scared the dandelion, which began to call doctors and complain to its appearance. A dilemma appeared after medical advice a doctor gave. The dandelion did not know that its fears were groundless and would soon dispell.
This colourful, music-filled and sensual melodrama based on early stories by Maxim Gorky tells the fatal love story between the beautiful and rebellious girl Rada and the handsome horse thief Zobar. The story is set in early 20th century Bessarabia, now part of Moldova, then belonging to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
A crew of builders in charge of demolition of old buildings in Moscow find hidden treasure inside one of the houses scheduled for demolition. The plot evolves around their attempts to bypass the Soviet authorities and cash the gold.
A movie about very strange events which happened in the ordinary school after Vasya Lopotukhin got late to a math lesson because of his meeting with aliens.
A family drama about life of a few children in Ukraine during thirties.
A story about a heroic nurse working for Soviet Intelligence during and after WWII.
This ideologically charged film as a typical sample of Soviet version of history portrays the events in Ukraine in 1921 after the defeat of Ukrainian liberation struggle and the occupation of the country by invading Bolshevik hordes. The Bolsheviks are good guys and Ukrainian rebels refusing to submit to a new, this time Soviet, slavery are portrayed as bandits and brigands fighting against their own people.
11-year-old Minko is forced to move from a decaying village to the city with his father, mother and sick grandfather. New apartment, school and classmates greet the boy with hostility. This only strengthens his desire to return home, where there is a forest and his friends. But what Minko misses the most is Ginger Fairy, a tame moose he once saved and which disappeared the day he left.
Timur is trying to prove to the relatives of his girlfriend and himself that he is worthy of their family. But Ulfat is married to another, after which the young go abroad. Timur graduated from the Institute and became the Director of a large car service…
Based on an authentic story, and in the pure tradition of Soviet cinema, the tragic fate of a family of Polish Jews during World War II.
Holmes receives a message from Inspector Gregson (Igor Dmitriev) about a strange case in an abandoned house on Brixton Road: the body of an elderly American was found there, and the word "Revenge" is written in blood on the wall.
Dr. Watson executes Sherlock Holmes' will, who faced death after exposing Moriarty and his gang in the previous episode.
Mycroft Holmes hands Sherlock Holmes the case of the Master Blackmailer.
After upsetting the criminal underground in 'the Master Blackmailer' case, Sherlock Holmes has to face his archenemy: Prof. Moriarty.
The second part of the Russian TV adaption.
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1981 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. It was the third installment in the TV series about adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. A potent streak of humour ran through the film as concerns references to traditional British customs and stereotypes, ensuring the film's popularity with several generations of Russophone viewers. Other features of this best entry in the series include excellent exterior shots which closely match the novel's setting in the Dartmoor marshland, as well as an all-star cast: in addition to the famous Livanov -Solomin duo as Holmes and Watson, the film stars the internationally acclaimed actor/director Nikita Mikhalkov as Sir Henry Baskerville and the Russian movie legend Oleg Yankovsky as the villain Stapleton.
A girl named Mary Morsten comes to Sherlock Holmes, who asks him and the doctor to help solve the annual receipt of one pearl by her parcel and in the search for her father, who disappeared many years ago. Holmes and Watson do not refuse her help and find out that Miss Mary is the heiress of a huge fortune — the treasures of Agra, which are also claimed by the sons of Major Sholto and Jonathan Small — an escaped convict with a wooden prosthesis instead of a leg, whom the elder Morsten and Sholto deceived (while Sholto also deceived Morsten).
During the investigation of the Agra treasure case, Holmes and Watson recall another case that Holmes had investigated earlier. The King of Bohemia comes to Holmes under a false name, who behaves somewhat arrogantly at first, and then plaintively asks for help.
In addition to the two-part television version of the film, a shorter version was installed to show the film, entitled “Sherlock Holmes in the 20th Century.” In this installation version, in particular, the entire plot of the story “Bruce-Partington Drawings” was deleted. A film version was released before the premiere of the full (two-part) television version of the film.
The events of the film cover the story of the Kotsiubynsky family in the years 1912-1918, ending with the defeat of the Central Rada and the establishment of a Soviet republic in Ukraine in the spring of 1918.
Holmes and Dr. Watson help a young lady who is receiving anonymous letters 10 years after her father passed away under shady circumstances. They find themselves in an enigma involving a treasure, murder and a love interest for Watson.
The film is based on three short stories by Conan Doyle: "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton", "The Final Problem", and "The Adventure of the Empty House".
David Motuzka, demobilized Red Army soldier, returns to his native village, hoping to see the changes caused by the revolutionary events. But he cannot see no improvement. The village is ruled by the kulaks and David's childhood friend Kornii Matiukha helps them.
This film is based on the classic novel of the same name by writer Ivan Franko, one of the most famous figures of Ukrainian literature. It is set during the 1200s and the invasion of the medieval Ukrainian-Russian state of Rus' by Chengis Khan's Golden Horde. Due to its having been produced during the Soviet era, the story's aspect of class-conflict between the "heroic" peasantry and the "decadent" noble particularly emphasized here.
A sad and funny story based on Hans Christian Andersen tales.
Based on the comedy of the same name by Nikolai Gogol. Succumbing to the persuasion of his friend Kochkaryov, a middle-aged court adviser Podkolyosin wooed to the overripe girl Agafya Tikhonovna, a merchant's daughter. At the very last moment, having gone through a painful period of matchmaking, and bringing the matter to a wedding, indecisive grief — the groom escapes from under the crown, jumping into the window...
A life and problems of a three teenagers playing hockey.
This film is a romantic story of love between a Hutsul girl and wounded Soviet guerrilla Andrii whom she rescues from certain death. The events unfold against the backdrop of WW2 presented with many obligatory falsehoods of the imperial Russian historiography: heroic Soviet guerrillas, poor and backward Hutsuls, rich Hutsuls betraying their own people and collaborating with the enemy, Ukrainians incapable of their own agency. Crude and mendacious as it is, this ideology is relegated to the narrative background, and the viewer's attention gets quickly captivated by the artistic fortes of the film: riveting stage presence of Kostiantyn Stepankov, Ivan Mykolaichuk, Boryslav Brondukov and the debuting Ivan Havryliuk; gorgeously atmospheric photography of Mykola Kulchytsky, beautiful faces, language, and dress of the Carpathian Ukrainians, and a faithful presentation of Hultsul folk culture devoid of typically condescending Soviet colonial slant.
С любовью пополам
The action of the film takes place in one of the provincial towns, where on the occasion of the relocation of the defense plant and, as a result, the opening of the city for foreigners, they meet the "Caravan of Peace". They make a whole performance out of an ordinary event: ten loaves are baked and they are going to hand them over to the guests according to the old Russian custom, but suddenly they discover that the eleventh bread has appeared..
Adventurous comedy about a bunch of people hunting the winning lottery ticket.
A love story between a country policeman and a recently separated from her husband woman with three kids.
Dulcinea seeks an eternal dream of justice, chivalry, protection of the wronged in real, everyday life but all her dreams fail to come true. All men to whom she turns for setting the out-of-joint time right fall short of her expectations because they are too small for the task. She is mocked, exposed and disappointed. So what to do? Somebody has to take Don Quixote's place.
The story of war veteran Sviatoslav Yavir. He follows the secret train that transports to the Siberia Ukrainian women, including his wife and daughter, repressed by the totalitarian regime.
The new reality changes the usual life in the village of Babylon. Attempts to communize the small town are met with resistance from the rich people living in the town. The Red Army finally puts down the resistance. Amidst the resistance philosopher Fabian returns to Babylon and tries to prevent bloodshed, but he meets a tragic fate.
The young, curious journalist Sofia (Olga Sumska) at tragic circumstances meets the investigator Bohdan Mazepa (Ivan Havrylyuk). Soon their paths intersect: Sofia receives the task to write an article about our valorous militia, where that very successful captain having no unsolved cases is to appear as the protagonist. Except for one. What secrets does this case hide and how will fates of Bohdan and Sofia develop, will love be able to survive the frightful truth?
Six years old Gosha and his babysitter are trying to reunite Gosha's family by bringing his father back home.
A high school student becomes a talisman for everybody...
As a gift to the fortieth anniversary Yakov receives from the Chairman of collective farm the permit to the resort. He is sent on leave by force, in the hope that he will be able finally to arrange his personal life. But, in vain. At the station Yakov meets his ex-wife with her new husband and finds out that they are going to the same sanatorium. So begins this story.
A satirical comedy of three novellas ("What an a impudence!", "By the laws of hospitality", "One hundred grams for bravery"), united by the common theme of drunkenness and alcoholism: the first one about an exemplary citizen who met an avid drunkard on the way to work, the second one about an incident at a party that occurred through the fault of alcohol, and the third one about a shy man before the first date decides to drink "hundred grams" for courage.
Tram-tararam or Buhty-barahty
Если есть паруса
Действие происходит в вымышленном государстве, у власти которого стоит военный диктатор (характер ландшафта, растительности, тип военной формы и используемого оружия — прямая аллюзия на Чили начала 1970-х годов). Диктатор, проделавший долгий путь от мясника до предводителя хунты, уже давно утратил доверие народа и постепенно теряет веру в себя. Он одинок. Его монологи о власти и собственной значимости перед одним из охранников Мануэлем адресованы самому себе. Мануэль, как и диктатор в прошлом, — выходец из небогатого сословия. Он верит диктатору, верит в возможность своей карьеры, ради которой совершает один безнравственный поступок за другим. Но когда военные теряют власть под напором народного восстания, также беспринципно и легко предаёт диктатора и убивает его.
Funny adventures of fifth-grader Vitka Paramonov across different times and places.
War drama depicting the tragical story of PQ-17 Arctic convoy in July 1942.
Dr. Watson, who served in the English armed forces and was in the Afghan war, retires and returns to his homeland, in England. Since the financial situation of the doctor is very precarious, his long-time friend Mr. Stamford offers him to rent a room in the house at 221-B Baker Street, which is rented by an elderly lady - Mrs. Hudson. The second rented room is already occupied by another gentleman - the mysterious Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Holmes makes an ambiguous impression on Watson. He conducts complex chemical experiments with blood, plays the violin, has the deepest knowledge about cigar ash, London dirt and criminal law, but at the same time demonstrates complete ignorance of well-known truths (for example, the fact that the Earth revolves around the Sun), does not read fiction, as well as books on history and philosophy. At the same time, very strange visitors constantly come to Holmes, and on the table he has portraits of personalities of a disgusting appearance.
The Chernomorsk city is preparing to hold a holiday of laughter. Come here popular actors of theatre and cinema. Local cultural activist Alex Muromtsev brings guests into a luxurious country house that was once the dacha of Stalin, and has no idea that Stalin was already waiting in the chambers…
Ukraine, the village of Semyhory. Two sons get married in the Kaidash family - Karp and Lavrin. But there is no peace in their home. Constant quarrels in the family between the mother-in-law and the daughter-in-law force the sons to share their father's property. Native people become enemies when it comes to the distribution of property.
The film is divided into two episodes: "The Acquaintance" (based on the 1892 short story "The Adventure of the Speckled Band") and "Bloody Inscription" (based on the 1887 novel A Study in Scarlet).
Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all the time are inconvincing, but he never has the courage to tell her the truth. His lover, Alla, is aware of his family life, but gets offended when, for example, he cannot meet her so that he doesn't come home late, or when he doesn't want to go home in a new jacket she gives him to avoid having to explain to his wife. Alla and Nina, Andrei's wife, both leave him, forgive him, and return to him at the same time, and Andrei continues with this kind of life, full of suffering and deceit. Finally, both women are so fed up with his lies that they don't believe him even when he is telling the truth...
A beautiful man, husband, father and worker Pavel Ivanovich Vasin got into the eye with a shard of the mirror of an evil wizard. And the world for him appeared in a gloomy light. He began to insult and offend everyone at home and at work. Anger and suspicion overwhelmed Vasin's heart. Enemies, schemers and thieves are seen everywhere. Everywhere he sees intrigues and intrigues. In complete despair from the ineradicability of evil, Vasin cries bitterly... along with tears, the unfortunate splinter disappears...
A fantasy about an official whose nose has escaped.
Young boy Timm sells his laughter to Baron Lefuet for the ability to win every wager. Based on the famous book "Timm Thaler" by James Krüss.
A music student is expeled from school because he loves jazz, a kind of music that represents the US capitalism. He hires two street musicians to form a dixie band, and goes from one city to another trying to gain fame.
Five best friends have only one problem to deal with: where to get something to drink...
He did not understand how he got to this strange planet. You need to choose, because it turned out that there is also a certain alien, who in the same time appeared on Earth. But the peculiarity of the situation lies in the fact that between these characters really surprising similarities, which will become the reason for the emergence of a whole series of all sorts of oddities. It is not known whether they can return to their seats, because none of the participants in these events is not how it all happened. And viewers will get a whole lot of emotions and experiences, because to watch it all from the really interesting, as the arisen situation can hardly be called a typical and familiar to modern movies.
Гол в Спасские ворота
When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in his country house, Dr James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes for help to save Sir Henry Baskerville, the only known heir, from the curse that haunts Baskerville family.
Помощник капитана иностранного торгового судна Чиф связывается с международной наркомафией. Он берется перевезти крупную партию наркотиков в контейнерах без маркировки. Маркировка будет поставлена позднее и только по указанию грузоотправителя. Неожиданно для дозаправки судну приходится зайти в советский порт.
Set in a new mining town in the Donets Coal Basin, it centres on a clash between the young miners, the political establishment, and a religious cult lead by a devious Pentecostal evangelist infiltrated into the community who tries to make the workers fall under his influence.
The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character "Afonya" Borshev is a plumber, who spends his life partying with "buddies", many of whom he doesn't even remember after nights of heavy drinking. His wife leaves him, his boss places him on probation, his whole life is falling apart, but he doesn't realize it. Afonya met Katya at a dance club, yet didn't pay her much attention. But she is the one, who can save him... In this movie Daneliya achieves a perfect balance of satire and drama. Quotes from the movie gained a cult status in USSR.
In the town of Bryakhimov, noble but poor widow Harita Ignatyevna Ogudalova seeks to arrange marriages for her three daughters. She maintains an “open house”, hoping to attract gentlemen well-off enough to marry a dowry-less girl for love.
West of Ukraine, 1945. According to the intelligence of the First Ukrainian Front, a special detachment led by Hauptmann Hintze entered the Carpathian region in search of gold for the needs of Germany. In order to get ahead of the enemy, the Chekists recruit a forester. Together with the Chekist Olga, they are supposed to be looking for a place to cut down the forest. In fact, Krapivych is tasked with protecting Olga, who is gathering information about the actions of a German group of saboteurs, which she is hiding in a pursuit squad, and looking for gold ...
Masterfully done re-telling of Bulgakov's brilliant play (itself a version of the novel, "White Guard"), "Days of the Turbins".
A small construction team led by Potapov suddenly refuses to receive a bonus payment from their company for exceeding performance targets. The team accuses its construction company HQ with artificially reducing the targets, so they can be easily exceeded. It makes the management looks good, yet leads to frequent downtime reducing earnings for common construction workers even with fake bonuses. On a hastily organized meeting the management tries to subdue the "unruly" gang leader charging that he cannot know all details. It turned out that Potapov and his team prepared a detailed business analysis, which proved their point. Managers, who had different interests and positions, have to decide how to deal with the real problem leading to unexpected results.
A new boy impressed everybody by his knowledge during the history lesson but this impression didn't last long.
Petro is a modest farmhand living in an impoverished village in some unspecified long-ago era. He wants to marry the lovely Pidorka, but her stern father won't hear of it. The mischievous demon Basavriuk, offers a deal, enticing Petro into crime for the sake of fortune. Based on Nikolai Gogol’s short story “The Eve of Ivan Kupala” (“St John’s Eve”) and Ukrainian folk tales.
Не забудте выключить телевизор
Georgian bush pilot Valentin (Valiko) Mizandari a.k.a. Mimino works at small local airlines, flying helicopters between small villages. But he dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for refresher courses. There in a hotel he meets truck driver Robik who is given a place in that hotel by mistake, and they have a lot of adventures in Moscow. Always amicable and open to people, Mimino does not feel at home in the big city. Nevertheless, he becomes a pilot of a supersonic jet liner, the Tupolev Tu-144, flying all over the world. But feeling homesick, he finally comes back to his native town of Telavi in Georgia, to his family and friends.
A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.
A love story between a mythical Russian minister and an opportunist TV series actress.
A comedy about a civil registry official whose job is to register newlyweds and who just discovered that her husband has been cheating on her for 3 months, her daughter met a guy she doesn't approve of, and her life has suddenly become a fuss of the fusses.
Гибель чёрного консула
День моих сыновей
The small town agog Hussars entry. Love between cornet and the young actress suddenly faces intrigue made by a St. Petersburg bureaucrat. The actress father dies after being involved in this game and perspectives look dark... But evil will eventually be defeated by the nobility, loyalty and love.
Based on the events that took place in Odessa in 1910, when, on the instructions of the Foreign Bureau of the RSDLP, a prominent Bolshevik underground worker arrived in the city under the guise of a French timber merchant, who was to organize the delivery of illegal literature to Russia through the Odessa port. The task can be completed. In Odessa, a variety show theater was created, which, having gained fame, toured Russia and received "theater props" from France...
The priceless treasure “The Golden Phallus” - a unique work of art of the ancient civilization of the Indians of South America - turned out to be in a bizarre way in Russia during the time of Peter the Great. These days, he was captured by a criminal Moscow group ...
A funny comedy about a very adventurous day in a life of Stepan Molodtsov - a very responsible youn man.
The film is based on a true dramatic story of the fate of a wonderful Russian woman - Countess Yulia Petrovna Vrevskaya, one of the first Petersburg beauties. The events of the movie take place during the Russian-Turkish war for the liberation of the Bulgarian people from the Turkish yoke. An early widowed baroness, having left Petersburg, and having invested all her money in organizing a volunteer sanitary detachment, she becomes a sister of mercy on the front of the Bulgarian war with the Ottoman Empire of 1878.
Где вы, рыцари?
An automotive highway is scheduled to be built through the territory of a garage cooperative. A special meeting of the cooperative takes place to reduce the number of garages. As all was already decided and arranged by the chairholder and the board, the decision passes easily at the meeting. But one unexpected event happens - the meeting room's entrance has been locked by an anonymous member and the key is missing...
Лада из страны берендеев
Удачи вам, господа!
Master is a talented writer in Moscow working on a manuscript about the biblical Jesus and Pontius Pilate. Authorities in Moscow are harassing Master by surveillance and intimidation. Victimized by their harassment, Master throws his manuscript into the fire, before he is locked up in a mental clinic. His assistant and Muse Margarita tries to help Master using the supernatural powers she got from the devil - Woland who is visiting Moscow..
A story about a few days during the defense of Kiev at the beginning of WWII.
In December 1825, distinguished members of the Russian military, most of whom were quite affluent and of noble lineage, took it upon themselves to stir revolution against the autocratic and tyrannical Czar Nikolai I in the wake of his not honoring the drafting of a constitution for the Russian people. The revolution failed miserably and the conspirators (known as the Decembrists) were weeded out by the czar himself. One by one, each of the conspirators confess and are systematically exiled to the harsh winters of Siberia, slated to work and wither in a prison/mine. The wives of the conspirators are faced with the prospect of leaving the bosom of wealth and family (including their own children) to be with their husbands in the brutal Siberian locale. If they agree to this, they face having their illustrious social stations stripped away and certain disdain from everyone around them...
...А человек играет на трубе
The plot of the movie is based on books of Isaak Babel about Jewish criminals in city of Odessa before and after the Russian revolution.
One Second for a Feat
The Great Patriotic War. 1945 year. There are fights for the city on the Danube. The river is mined by the Germans, and this fetters the action of our troops. In addition, a city with a million people was left without food. And downstream are Soviet food barges. The command instructs the reconnaissance group a difficult and dangerous operation — to obtain from the enemy a map of the mined sections of the river, which requires penetrating into the city captured by the Germans.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is a series of five films produced by Lenfilm for the Soviet Central Television, split into eleven episodes, starring Vasily Livanov as Sherlock Holmes and Vitaly Solomin as Dr. Watson. They were directed by Igor Maslennikov and filmed in Russia (the then Soviet Union) between 1979 and 1986, and the series was one of the most successful in the history of Russian television.
Detective television series based on the works of Arthur Conan Doyle. Five films about Sherlock Holmes, shot by Igor Maslennikov earlier, were remounted in 2000, a connecting story about Conan Doyle's literary secretary, Mr. Wood, who is preparing an anniversary collection of stories about Holmes for the beginning of the coming XX century. Sir Arthur receives huge mail every day, addressed not to him, but to Sherlock Holmes. And then one day a letter arrives with a plea for help, and Doyle begins an investigation...
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