Roman Viktyuk either hate or adore. But the eccentricity, the dissimilarity to everything of his work is recognized by everyone. The film by Alexei Uchitel - illustration for the life of the scandalous maestro. Unique shots from rehearsals, a trip to Lviv and New York, young actors, now stars - once opened by Viktyuk, scenes from the director's most striking and challenging performances. And Roman Viktyuk himself, ironic, funny, sincere .
Путешествие миссис Шелтон
A band of young musicians is looking for fees across the steppe in an ramshackle old bus. During their tour, starving, they kill a cow but they don't know what to do with it. They will also bring happiness in an old people's home in return for food.
4-х серийный фильм о годах коллективизации на селе. Противостояние двух миров, двух противоположных взглядов на мир, породило жесткое противостояние, в котором, кажется, любви нет места. Крестьянское восстание сопровождается предательством, убийствами и ненавистью друг к другу. Но настоящая любовь и настоящие чувства могут прорасти и в столь жестком, полном смертей и предательстве времени. Коммунист Иван Платонов активно участвует в проведении коллективизации родного края, его не останавливает даже смерть жены. Один за другим вспыхивают мятежи недовольных крестьян. Пропагандистская работа Платонова переходит в иное качество, герой берет в руки оружие и не страшится смерти…
Actions of the movie occurred in Post-WWII years in small village. Mother with three children. Father was lost in the war, like many other. 11-year old son rather smart boy is main help in housekeeping. But here was primary school only, and he was sent to study to neighbor village over 50 km. He lives with his mother's friend - woman and two children. Mother brought food one time per 3 weeks, and he cooks and eats separately from householders. To buy more food he plays game 'money'. He was beaten by older boys – usual child's cruelty.
Наш американский Боря
Photo studio "Contemporary" in a provincial town lives with its everyday problems. The director is concerned over the failure to fulfill the planned targets, receptionist Alevtina wants to get married, and photographer Vladimir Oreshnikov dreams of becoming a professional photographer. But suddenly luck smiles on Oreshnikov. He takes 20 rubles form the worker's mutual aid fund, buys a government lottery bond and wins 10,000 rubles. Oreshnikov wants to receive the win himself, but his colleagues object to him, because the money that he spent on the bond were public, hence the win should be divided equally among all workers. It creates a controversial situation, which is successfully resolved on the very eve of the New Year, under the chiming clock...
A new modern communist youth shoe store The shoe house is opening in a city. School graduates headed by Tamara Berezina are sent there on a business trip for work. Now all kind of problems and defects of modern services sector are in front of them. And Tamara with her team just cant put up with one of these defects and start the fight. The fact is that the factory situated in the city floods their store with inferior shoes, in chase of going over the quota. With help of mass media in the face of young journalist, fellows are trying to change the existing state of things.
В тесном кубрике катера, капитаном которого давно ходит Иван Бурлаков и где матросом работает Еленка, вовсе не в шутку называемая им женой, появляется новый работник - помощник капитана Сергей. Внешне энергичный и открытый, он быстро добивается любви Еленки. И также быстро - увольнения Ивана...
A funny musical comedy about an adventures of children and adults in a summer camp.
After falling in love with a much younger girl a rich businessman is trying to find an ancient elixir which will make him younger as well.
A lot of funny stuff is going on in a far way village located between forests and lakes.
Сцены из семейной жизни
Маруся. Трудные взрослые
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.
A palace steward conspires with bandits to kidnap an infant czar's son and an orphan adopted by the czar, replacing the prince with the steward's son. Two decades later the true prince and his foster brother are slaves in a quarry, the changeling grew up as a prince, and his mother has been elevated to the highest position in the state for "saving" the prince, but losing her own child. Then the brothers escape, the changeling prince departs to fight an immortal wizard and vanishes, and the brothers have to deal with the wizard. Which includes stealing a bird-woman from a Mid-Eastern khan and figuring where the wizard's death is.
Little Fedor brings a cat to home despite his mother's distaste for cats. He runs away with his talking cat, to make more friends on the way.
The continuation of the adventures of Fyodor and his friends from the Prostokvashino village.
A third movie about Fyodor and his friends from the Prostokvashino village and their adventures - this time during the winter.
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.
A story about a man who keeps loving the only woman, against all odds. He maintains his profound feeling thru the years and puts up with the fact that she's got married and eventually become a mother of grown-ups. He is contented with the status of "just" a devoted friend.
The queen of a magic kingdom is trying to marry her two daughters...
Портрет с дождем
The protagonist is a teenager who inherited from his grandfather and grandmother a love of land, home, and all life that surrounds him. After his sudden disappearance, mysterious events begin to occur, which only a 12-year-old girl can penetrate into the secret.
A police detective arrives in a Siberian town to reopen the investigation of the murder of a schoolgirl, as he has some doubts about the culpability of the man who was convicted.
Перевод с английского
A new boy impressed everybody by his knowledge during the history lesson but this impression didn't last long.
A funny comedy about a group of inspectors preparing to build a labyrinth in a small town.
Six years old boy decides to start school and going by himself to first grade instead of kindergarten.
Foka hasn't turned seven yet. He lives with his parents and a teenage sister in a big country house. What is the universe of a child familiar only with the backyard of his own house in the Outer Moscow boroughs with no friends there? How the fragile world of a little boy will be affected by the complicated life of the elder teenage sister? Every night the boy is visited by a mysterious guest coming down from sister's gothic posters. The exciting conversations with the guest help Foka to understand the daily reality of his life - the parent's quarrels, the elder sister's hysterics, his first successes and failures in school. In this world of visions and adventures the boy will go through his growing up period. But where is the borderline between the world of night dreams and reality?
Zudov, You're Fired!
Arriving in Moscow in search of a better life, the naive provincial woman learns the predatory customs of the stone jungle of the big city. Accused by the metropolitan racket of stealing a family relic, she ends up in jail. According to the laws of the genre and “happy” chance, a virtuous lawyer meets her. The girl not only comes out of prison, but also seeks personal happiness.
Malenkiy chelovek v bolshoy voyne
He is overly intelligent... He is genius... And he's just trying to make his life a little bit better in an new era post-communist Russia.
The events of the movie take place in the city of Odessa. A guy named Sasha sees a beautiful girl on the street and, following her, inadvertently causes a car crash. The driver of the car turns out to be none other than this girl's father, who is also a screenplay writer currently experiencing a writer's block. Instead of demanding money from Sasha for repairs to his vehicle, the writer makes Sasha tell him all the details of his new relationship with the girl he saw on the street, not knowing that this girl (Lena) is his own daughter. To make things more complex, Lena has a younger sister Dasha who begins to like Sasha.
An old detective does not want to retire. The only way out is to prove to his boss that he still can catch criminals. The problem is that there were no crimes recently to work on. Together with his retired friend he decides to commit a perfect crime himself and then quickly solve it. Real problems start when a real criminal steals money he has stolen.
В знак протеста
Телевизионный мюзикл по рассказам Ги де Мопаcсана «Пышка», «Мадемуазель Фифи», «История батрачки», простым и одновременно беспредельно сложным произведениям, очень жизненным и по сей день актуальным, несмотря на то, что написаны в 19 веке. Любовь и измена, поиски места в жизни, одиночество, гордость, нравственность и безнравственность...
A few days from the life of average brothel in early XX century Russia. Based on the classical novel by Aleksandr Kuprin.
While the Mountains Still Stand...
Zhenya is finally accepted into the ranks of a local cool group of teenagers, which he has long dreamed of getting into. Soon, he goes fishing with them and decides to hide the inflatable boat as a joke. Angry guys beat an innocent boy, after which Zhenya understands that it is better to refuse such a friendship…
A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Year's Eve. Occasionally too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious. The problem is that one of them (Sasha) has to go to Leningrad but another one (Zhenya) goes. Zhenya wakes up at Leningrad airport. Believing that he is still in Moscow he takes a taxi and goes home. The street name, building and even apartment number, the way an apartment complex looks the same and the key coincide completely - just typical Soviet-type 'economy' architecture. Imagine the surprise of Nadya when she enters her apartment and finds a man without trousers in her bed. What's more - Nadya's fiancé also finds him there...
A few hotel guests are constantly getting into various funny situations.
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...
Mother tenth-grader Nadia gets married and goes to her husband. The girl remains single, and when come the holidays, heading South. The mother and stepfather, finding her at the resort, trying to persuade her to move in with them, but not so easy to convince Nadia that they need her…
When the grown-up Minka goes to visit his sister Lyolya, now an adult woman with two children living in their childhood home, everything along the way reminds him of funny stories from the past. But he does not know that as a result of the pranks of her "stuffed" twins Petya and Fedya, Lyola is in serious trouble ...
Raiders are the hunters for a big business and Spirsky is probably the best of them...
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.
The conceit is that Sherlock Holmes is, as in reality, a fictional creation of Arthur Conan Doyle, but that the place where his office would be is maintained by the brilliant detective Shirley Holmes, who both solves crimes and maintains a museum for people who think Sherlock Holmes is real -- accompanied by a phonograph playing music from the Livanov series which had not long ended. She is accompanied, as might be expected, by a woman Watson, and must fight off the affections of both a Scotland Yard inspector an a parody Latin lover from Spain.
Four old friends are experiencing various troubles adapting to the new times in modern Russia.
A first part of story about a Soviet spies trying to infiltrate German Intelligence center "Saturn" during and after the WWII.
Zhenya and Nadya go their separate ways. Nadya stuck with her bureaucrat boyfriend, married him and had a daughter, also called Nadya. Zhenya married and had a son, Konstantin. Both later divorced. More than 30 years later, Konstantin ends up drunk in the flat where the younger Nadya finds him. He is there as part of a convoluted ruse by his father's friends to get Zhenya back into the arms of the woman with whom he shared a magical night. The waylaid son is the bait to get Zhenya back to Leningrad, now called St. Petersburg. One romance is rekindled and another between the son and daughter is struck up.
Верой и правдой
Удачи вам, господа!
A young teacher goes to a school for adults. He is younger than many of his students and some of them are starting to miss school.
An omnibus of comical shorts.
Побег из тюрьмы
The protagonist of the film, engineer Barkasov, finds himself in ridiculous and anecdotal situations all day. He is a responsible worker, the head of a large institution and is completely exhausted from pressing urgent matters. On the advice of a doctor, his deputy bought two operetta tickets for his boss and ordered secretary Sofochka to accompany Barkasov at an evening performance...
A love story between a mythical Russian minister and an opportunist TV series actress.
A second part of story about a Soviet spies trying to infiltrate German Intelligence center "Saturn" during and after the WWII.
6-grader Kolya Gerasimov discovers a time machine in a basement of an old house in Moscow and gets transferred into the 21st century. There he is allowed to look around. Accidentally, Kolya witnesses two space pirates who arrive from Saturn and later try to steal a device called a "Mielophone" (which can read thoughts) from Alisa Seleznyova - a girl that performs experiments with this device and animals. Kolya manages to save the device from the pirates and brings it back to the 20th century. But both pirates and Alisa get there too. Alisa knows where Kolya studies but doesn't know what he looks like. Pirates saw Kolya, but don't know anything about him. Written by Boris Shafir
The action takes place in the early 1980s, in the Arctic, at a mining plant. The long-overdue issue of radical restructuring of production has caused heated debate between the opposing parties. How to ensure the safe work of miners and not reduce labor productivity? There is a conflict between the director and the chief engineer of the enterprise...
Russian monk Grigori Rasputin rises to power, which corrupts him along the way. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Трое из Простоквашино
Alice Seleznyova, a girl from the future, finds herself 1984. Following her are the space pirates Krys and Joker Y, with most nasty pirate's intentions. Coming to her help is an ordinary boy, Kolya, and his friends from 6th grade. Based on Kir Bulychyov's 1077 novel "One Hundred Years Ahead."
И это всё о нём
Большое зло и мелкие пакости