May of 1945. Soviet soldiers conducting an operation to rescue the children in a small town in the territory of Germany.
Председатель колхоза Родион Михайлович Шишкин — человек со сложным характером. Он ругается с высоким начальством, которое не дает ему работать, и не терпит несправедливости. Но однажды очередной поднятый им скандал закончился для него… повышением!
Nilufar, a girl living downtown, is about to marry a man living uptown. But one day, soldiers come and plant barbed wire to separate the two towns. The life of the people, who have thus far enjoyed peace, now falls into severe chaos. Students must take classes with barbed wire in the middle of the classroom, and it becomes difficult to go to the hospital. However, the biggest problem is Nilufar's wedding. Kirill, the chief of the climate observatory, tries his best to help her wedding, but then a terrible tragedy occurs.
A story of a young man who is returning to his home town after being evacuated as a boy during WWII.
A regular military call-up. Young guys, having got call-up papers and having passed a medical board checkup, enjoy themselves and spend the last days of freedom in different ways: some in discotheques, some in a company of friends outdoors, others are even carousing and scuffling. A colonel Nikitin (Yu. Nazarov) with a group of officers is ordered to accompany conscripts future marines - in a special train to the military service place, situated in the Far East. The whole trip takes several days. Right here, in the train wagons, with no dads and moms round, young conscripts are in for showing their worth and gaining their first experience of real army life.
A criminal drama set in the Soviet Union. Director of a Children's Theatre is sentenced to a prison term after a false accusation. He is spending his time locked up with a gang of teenagers
За синими ночами
In the Carpathians during 1945, near the borders with Czechoslovakia, the last battles are going on. No one expects major military operations on this sector of the front. Peaceful life ahead. The German group, leaving the encirclement, is rapidly heading towards the city of Maritsa, where the Slovak partisans have just entered. Captain Novikov's small artillery battery receives an order to stop the German tanks at all costs...
People relate to village life; but some cannot tolerate it. Others do not even represent a different way of life.
Баллада о комиссаре
На новом месте
По следу властелина
The story of the great traveler and explorer Vitus Bering.
A man is notified of his father's imminent death. He travels to his father in a remote Ukrainian village, recalling his childhood during the disastrous forced collectivization and artificial famine (Holodomor) of the 1930s by the Soviet regime. The film was heavily cut due to censorship by the Soviet Government.
A desperate Russian tourist goes to the Monastery of Temptation in Israel to find an elder healer called Amun to hopefully save his dying son s life. His search leads him to the Judaean desert. Thirst and scalding sun bring the traveler to complete exhaustion but his son s life is at stake and there s no way back. Even though the protagonist does not believe in miracles he completes his journey and receives salvation.
An old teacher suffers from loneliness and insomnia. Long days are passing by, and there is no one who could support and help him. Incidentally, in an online advert of a brothel, he sees a girl's face, that makes his heart beat faster... A lost young woman and a lonely old man meet to change the course of their difficult destinies forever...
The beginning of the 20s. In the North Caucasus, a gang led by the “Head of the Gorgon” is preparing a counter-revolutionary rebellion. The Red Army soldier Svetlov, returning home from the front, becomes a victim of the bandits who attacked him and finds himself in the hospital, the very center of the White Guard conspiracy.
A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime
Встречи на рассвете
Нам некогда ждать
Бой с тенью
Спасите наши души
Yura, a maximalist by nature, who served in the special forces, successfully tried on the role of a hip-hop artist, convinced that the world can be changed with lyrics in his tracks. But just at the moment when we begin to believe in the correctness and invulnerability of the hero, real tests begin for him. Yura learns that his grandfather is in the hospital because he saw his enemy during the Great Patriotic War in a report from Latvia about the parade in honor of the SS. Now the hero does not doubt for a moment that it is he who must restore justice and arrange a meeting between his grandfather and SS Untersturmführer Alfred Weber. To do this, he again has to move from words to deeds. Broken fists, cars and the hero's heart - and that's not all that he will have to face on the way to Europe.
A retired air force colonel comes on summer vacation to the Crimea. He comes as a non-official holiday-maker, so the main problem is to find night quarters. There is a brim-full of holiday-makers here at holyday season, and for locals the main business is to rent a bunk. And if one also manages to make money on sending pears, apples, grapes, the whole winter will be supported. Thus many locals survive, others become callous, cynical cold fish, concerned only about gains. Anna Ivanovna, the flat owner, renting a bunk to the colonel, starts reminding of the latter. Looking over a photo in a hall, the colonel suddenly recognizes himself in youth with a friend, who died of consumption and who turned out to be the Annas son.
A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union. She lives in a very small Russian apartment with her mother and father, however being this close to each other makes the living get rough. Their daily life is plagued with massive amounts of alcohol (mainly vodka) and when she tries to escape her home life, she meets up with a boyfriend, Sergei who then moves into her already small apartment after sleeping with her. Every day little Vera has to go through hell just to get by, which even involves her going against her own morals after her father has done something extremely wrong.
A story about a few days during the defense of Kiev at the beginning of WWII.
A story about first love...
Two young children are traveling through all the USSR in order to meet their father who is wounded in the hospital.
Russian short movie
A story of young serving in the Soviet Army boy and his adventures during WWII.
The story of a group of Soviet sailors aboard the freighter Chelyabinsk who aid their Vietnamese comrades after their ship is sunk during the Vietnam War.
1941 year. The Siberian carpenter Kuzma Kroykov arrived in Moscow as part of a rifle company. In a line of fighters, he walked through the streets of Moscow at night and in a village near Moscow met Varvara Oknova. Resolute, tall and beautiful, she won his heart. But soon the protracted terrible battles for Moscow began...
One of New Year's Eve evenings, Alexei makes a marriage proposal to the charming and sweet Katya. The girl in the seventh heaven from happiness. She had been waiting for this for a long time. But their bright future has one serious obstacle - a loving mother. Mom Katya Zoya Andreevna - a woman of a difficult character - takes this proposal as an encroachment on her private property and easily finds a way to upset the relationship of lovers. But her plan crashes.
There is a civil war in Turkestan. Many people stood up in arms to defend the young Soviet government. Among them is the young Mayna Khasanova. She devoted her life to the struggle for the ideals of revolution. Mayna, as a girl from a legend, will accomplish a feat, a story about which many generations of Soviet people will betray by word of mouth. The young heroine will be awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Battle.
In the Autumn of the 41st
A psychiatry student gets on a tram that delivers him twenty-five years into the future, where an unexpected encounter awaits him.
A long time ago, as a twenty-year-old young man, Grigory committed a terrible act, because of which his conscience torments him up to the present time. Today he lives far from big cities with his old mother, who wants to help her only son with all her might, but does not know how – and suffers a lot because of this.
A story about young dreamer, summer at countryside and a first love.
A group of people setting out to find a previously assumed land and upon reaching it, not knowing how to deal with the customs of the place, have to deal with all the consequences.
Spring, 1945. Sasha, who lost her parents, goes to the village of Vyselki to find her aunt there. Her last hope for the existence of a loved one does not come true. But acquaintance with ordinary residents of the village, an unexpected love for the forester and a first feeling of joy from the necessary work return the girl the thirst for life.
Family film about the adventures of a lost girl in Moscow. The world of the megalopolis is dangerous, but the five-year-old Natasha is so sincere and trusting about others that when meeting her, they change for the better. This is a story about a child and modern Moscow, told in the language of the current generation and continuing the traditions of good domestic cinema.
The civil war is over, and a new life is being established in the land of Khakassia. However, the remnants of the remaining gangs hiding in the taiga and terrifying the frightened locals still make themselves known. Soldier Sigdy Kirzhebekov gets an assignment to infiltrate one of the gangs and "disarm" it from the inside.
A convict named Valiko, a Georgian by nationality, accidentally took part in a prison escape. But local villagers mistake him for a new Franch teacher and employ him in their local school.
Andrei, a member of a group of Soviet troops in Germany, is ordered to return to Russia. It remains only to buy a car and, together with his beloved wife Marina, hit the road home by car.
At one of the sections of the road, the spouses are stopped by police captain Malkov for checking documents. In the same second, bandits appear from nowhere and attack the passengers of a brand new foreign car. In an unequal battle, Marina dies, and Andrei is seriously injured.
The hero still finds the strength to get to the nearest police station to report a crime. But the first who catches his eye is Malkov himself. Realizing that all efforts are in vain, Andrei leaves. However, the bandits are already aware of the surviving witness of the attack on the road, and they begin to hunt for the officer. Now he is alone against the whole gang.
На таёжных ветрах
The film is based on the real fact — football «The Death Match» between the German team and a team of Soviet prisoners of war, former "Dinamo". It happened in Kiev on June 22, 1942. Anticipating the possibility of losing, the Germans made a condition — defeat or death. If the Germans won, the Soviet footballers were promised freedom...
Moscow, 2020. The media warn that a dangerous meteorite will soon sweep near the Earth at great speed. But the wealthy restaurateur Vadim does not care, so he does not change his plans and hurries to celebrate the purchase of a new establishment. On the way to the restaurant, Vadim calls his friend Nina to invite her to a banquet. But due to a time anomaly associated with a meteorite, another Nina, a thirteen-year-old girl who is dying of starvation in cold Moscow in 1942, picks up the phone on the other end.
Солнце в кармане
Circle of the Damned
Saveliy Govorkov, an Afghanistan war veteran tries to fight mafia in his own town.
Oldrich is the runt of his village, beaten by his father, bullied by the other boys. But he has imagination of his side, and a wiry toughness they can’t defeat. The village is in turmoil, because the Nazi occupiers have just retreated and the Red Army is advancing. Oldrich dodges amid the mayhem and panic, taking his share of blows but always managing to stay one step ahead. Beautifully shot and darkly ironic, Karel Kachyna’s forgotten masterpiece jumbles reality, memory and fantasy to capture the intensity and confusion of childhood in a war zone.
The tank corps of General Shubnikov in the spring of 1945 was already on the outskirts of Berlin. The stray rear did not ensure the regularity of the fuel supply. Colonel Lebedenko was commissioned to organize a base of fuel and lubricants in Himmelsfort, where a small group of Soviet soldiers had to enter into an unequal battle with the remnants of an enemy tank regiment, trying to break through the city.
Кошмар в сумасшедшем доме
Fairy tale love story of Ivan, king's son, and Mariya, the forest sorceress.
War destroys hopes, dreams, mercilessly burns generations.
Unfinished and lost film directed by Rustam Khamdamov, shot in 1972-1974.
И вся любовь
The Last Holidays
A barman from an elite bar for Soviet nomenklatura is greedy and not a true Leninist at all. Someone who in the Soviet Union often becomes an 'easy pray' for evil CIA agents. The barman from the "Golden Anchor" is about to become a CIA agent himself but his friends and families help him to find some Soviet patriotism inside his soul.
Criminal Investigation Officer Sergei Voronin takes his position by vocation. He created a club of young friends of the police, in which the guys go in for sports and meet interesting people. But he is worried about the company of guys who fell under the influence of a cynical high school student Nikolai Boyko, who "confuses robbery with prank."
A new adaptation of the famous story of the gypsy Budulay. After serving 10 years in prison, Budulay returns to the Don village. He learns that his wife died, and the young son was taken up by a Cossack Claudius. The heroes of the film have a hard way to understanding, love and simple family happiness.
Сюда не залетали чайки
"Peppermint Gingerbread" is two stories – two lives. One is extremely sweet and cloying, like a Christmas fairy tale, the second is scary to the point of goosebumps and realistic, like life itself. A life full of children's and adult emotions, experiences and fears, feelings of anxiety and joy. Who is destined to become an orphan with a living mother, and who is ready to find the closest person on earth – mom by faith alone?
An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.
In 1918, V.I. Lenin and Dzerzhinsky are destroying opponents and strengthening dictatorship using the Soviet secret police, predecessor of KGB.
Остросюжетный боевик, где переплетаються большие деньги и большая политика, любовь и предательство, жизнь и смерть. Олег Гринев по прозвищу Медведь (Валерий Николаев) работает на фондовой бирже. Безошибочное финансовое чутье и многолетний опыт брокера позволяют ему задумать большую игру. Начиная ее, он не просто хочет заработать много денег. Главная цель - создать условия для возрождения экономики новой России, но есть и ещё одна, личная - отомстить за смерть отца. Олег даже не подозревает, насколько круто ""большая игра"" изменит его жизнь, и что в финале будет раскрыта тайна, хранимая несколько десятилетий...
A dying man in his forties recalls his childhood, his mother, the war and personal moments that tell of and juxtapose pivotal moments in Soviet history with daily life.
German intelligence is sending a terrorist group to the Soviet Union in the beginning of WWII.
In November, 1942, near the Volga, Stanlingrad is under siege of Commander Friederich Paulus and his 330,000 men. The Russian high command unleashes an operation to protect the Mishkova River to avoid that about four hundred tanks join Paulus' army. The Soviet artillery soldiers protect their position with their lives in a bloodshed with few survivors.
A few stories about Vladimir Lenin.
Andrey's stepbrother Sasha dies, with whom he was destined to meet only once. With a heavy heart, Andrei goes to a funeral and finds himself in an ominous atmosphere of a complete stranger and, in general, a family alien to him. Trying to figure out the strange circumstances of his brother’s death, Andrey re-experiences the events of a seemingly long forgotten and painful past, because it seems that only it can tell where the truth is and what really happened to Sasha - an accident or suicide?
A young engineer Dmitriy Zherekhov who came to the aircraft plant is trying to prove to the director that it is necessary to switch to new methods of organizing production. He is supported by both experienced test engineer Aleksei Sedykh and test engineer Lyudmila Rudneva. Lyudmila likes Dmitriy, but his rigidity and rationalism complicate their relationship...
Его папа хочет стать президентом США. Дед и бабка — Брэд Питт и Анджелина Джоли. Он был слеп, а когда прозрел, увидел Андрея Малахова. Китайцы украли его отца. Единственный выбор для него — взять в руки арбалет и отомстить обидчикам. Откровенное кино от Юрия Грымова, где любой ценой побеждает любовь.
Поцелуи падших ангелов
Sometimes divorce process could be really painful. This is exactly the case for the heroes of this romantic drama.
A former army paratrooper starts working in the police and almost immediately is forced to fight a dangerous criminal.
Не было печали
The events of the film take place in the early sixties of the XX century, when the exploration of Antarctica was just beginning and the ice continent was full of secrets and mysteries. A group of polar explorers, before being sent to their homeland, is given the task of re-preserving the Vostok intracontinental station.
The saleswoman of the village store Pasha Nikitina generously distributed all the money from the proceeds to the villagers in debt, when they were left without a salary through the fault of the Chairman. The audit appeared suddenly — and Pasha began to demand money back. Not having received debts, the heroine turned for help to her brother, who immediately responded to her misfortune: he sent money and came himself…
1932. Ural, city of Krasnouralsk. The power plant has been sabotaged. The turbine is out of order. Having put the guards to sleep, someone poured sand into the turbine oil. In Moscow, the leadership of the OGPU received a secret cipher. From it it becomes known about the conspiracy of German intelligence against the USSR. Its main purpose — subversive actions in Soviet power plants. Special attention is paid to the Urals and the Dnieper under construction. Diversion in Krasnosilske — link in this chain. In Krasnotalsk sent a special agent of the OGPU Viktor Sergeevich Lartsev.
This story is told by academician S. Yuryshev, Director of the Institute of applied biochemistry. The events in it are developing in 20 years during the Civil war, when he sent a geologist searching for copper in the coal mines of the merchant Stasova, and in the 70s, when the head of the Institute. His thoughts and actions as if he reconciles his past, revolutionary romanticism 20-h his life's work was the discovery of a new chemical element. He believes in getting it even when the explosion in the laboratory takes the life of his closest friend and colleague, when his grown-up adopted son, becoming also a chemist, suffered during the experiments. Believe when testing on military ground again fail…
The ice has broken, gentlemen of the jury! New time requires a new image of the Turkish national Ostap Bender. He still selflessly loves money. As in the days of the NEP, his big blue dream remains white pants and distant Rio de Janeiro. His methods of achieving the goal are still the same - honest taking money from citizens.
Double Passing (Dvoynoy obgon) is a 1984 Soviet crime movie directed by Aleksandr Gordon. Truckers Viktor and Ivan Petrovich transport a valuable cargo on a highway in uninhabited territory in the South of USSR. A pair of criminals, seasoned "Bug" and young and ill-tempered "Lyon'ka", hijack the truck. Capt. Madzhiev of the road patrol chases the truck while the truckers are hold by criminals and their life is in grave danger.
The Codex of Disgrace
A chairman of a Kolkhoz tries to organize a musical band in order to prevent kolkhoz girls to escape into a big city.
A tavern on Pyatnitskaya street is a meeting place for all kind of criminals. The only way for police to infiltrate the criminals is to send an undercover agent to the tavern.
The newlyweds return to Moscow after a wonderful sea cruise on the Black Sea. It seems that they will have a happy life ahead, their beloved job, but chance rudely cuts off all dreams: Viktor doesn't have time to slow down and knocks down an elderly woman with his Zhiguli. His desire to evade responsibility is replaced by repentance and a decision to accept the burden of guilt upon himself.
Когда расходится туман
В лазоревой степи
A movie length version of the popular Ukrainian 2013 TV show of the same name. It's April of 1986. Pripyat, Ukraine. A core meltdown occurred at Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Power Plant. Over thirty people died during the blast but the estimated death toll as a result of the radiation fallout will reach a four-digit number. This accident will be considered the world’s largest ecological disaster.
Mafia kidnaps an investigator's little son after he discovers massive thefts on a local shoe factory. With the help of his three old friends, two cops and a newspaper reporter he struggles to rescue his son and close the case at the same time.
A story about the life of Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov, the lead Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer.
For several years, the head of a major construction trust Melnikov was accused of embezzlement, bribe-taking and immoral behavior in anonymous letters. As a result of inspections by numerous commissions, all these “signals” were not confirmed. Melnikov, unable to withstand the attacks and slander, died of a heart attack. Investigator Dzhangirov manages to expose the slanderer ...
Vasily Livanov’s historical movie carries the viewer back into the 18th century and tells the story of the monument to Peter the Great through Alexandr Sergeevich Pushkin’s poem «The Bronze Horseman». The sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet comes from France at the invitation of the Empress Ekaterina the 2nd to erect the monument. Thanks to the master’s meticulous work and painstaking creative search the monument has become not only a masterpiece of art but one of the symbols of Russia.
In the center of the film is a powerful, peculiar, talented Russian man, the largest timber merchant Yegor Bulychyov. He is experiencing a tragic discord with himself, with the world that surrounds him, with great social injustice, to which his whole life has been given. The idea of the film is to determine the purpose and meaning of the existence of the human person, consider its polysyllabic and versatile connections with the world.
A band of determined Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to a Russian woman who has been living there.
In this farcical dark comedy/melodrama, Lena manages to lose her place at college by virtue of throwing a minor hissy-fit when she catches her erstwhile boyfriend in bed with another girl. Instead of penalizing the boy for his behavior, Lena gets stuck with a court appearance and must pay a small fine, in addition to losing a boyfriend, her college career, and an apartment. Lena belongs to a film club which occasionally hands out awards, and the membership of it decides to send her into the Russian hinterlands to hand out an award to an obscure filmmaker. Throughout the film, Lena has been associated with a bizarre con man named Stepanych who, when his cons fall through, comes to her in the distant town she has gone to seeking her help in committing suicide.
Дом для богатых
30 years after the end of World War II, a Soviet and an American journalist meet again for realizing post war paths of their countries.
A film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Leo Tolstoy.
The main character of the film is Prince Stepan Kasatsky, an officer, an ardent, proud young man — a big fan of the tsar. Kasatsky is going to marry, but at the last moment he learns from the bride that she was the mistress of the emperor. The prince is deeply disappointed in social life, he takes a monastic vow and leaves the capital. Faith in God was to save the soul, but passions and worldly temptations don't leave Kasatsky.
Filmed in the context of the fortieth anniversary of the creation of the Komsomols, the League of Young Communists, tells the story of three youth delegates from the League in 1918, who must make the dangerous journey to Moscow during the civil war to participate in League’s congress.
Torn by personal guilt, Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.
On 20th of April 1945 the Soviet army launches its attack on Berlin. The end has come for Nazi Germany and Hitler decides to commit suicide. In Prague K.H. Frank (Nazi Secretary of State and Chief of police in the Protectorate of Bohemia a Moravia) discusses with his commanders how to transform the city into an impregnable fortress, but the Praguers do not intend to wait any longer. From the early hours of 4th of May people start assembling in the streets and tearing down German signs. On the next day, the 5th of May, the uprising begins.
Снайперы: Любовь под прицелом
Victor Gromov, once a legend of Moscow’s criminal underworld known under the nickname “Butcher”, has since retired and now spends his days enjoying life on his farm. One day, Victor’s former “colleagues” show up and tell him that he must store the mafia’s common fund in his offshore bank account. Victor has no choice but to help them. Several months later, on the day when he is supposed to give the money back, Victor gets hit on the head by a falling billboard. As a result, he forgets the password to his bank account. Fleeing for his life from his former cronies, Victor decides to hide in a freight train’s boxcar but ends up getting locked inside. The train departs, and several days later he finds himself thousands of kilometers away from Moscow, in a small northern town called Polyarny, which, as it turns out, is not so easy to get out of...
A Russian mystery miniseries set both in medieval times and in the days of Perestroika.