During the twenty years school reunion classmates suddenly learn that one of them - Nadezhda Kruglova - is a proud mother of ten children.
Vera Golubeva, a textile worker, lives in a hostel. In her spare time, she arranges the fate of her friends. Although the class is disinterested and informal, Faith comes up to him professionally: working with the press, send out wedding announcements across the Soviet Union carefully selects and grooms. Vera herself is lonely, walking at other people's weddings, forgot to dream of her own family happiness. In a purely female team of the hostel there is a new commandant Viktor Petrovich. At first, he tries to fight with the established order and close the marriage office of Faith. But soon Victor begins to realize that Faith is the very woman he sought all his life…
She's not so young, not so pretty and has a weird name - but she still believes in founding her happiness.
A story about life and love of a young girl Anna who moves from her village to a big city.
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 drama of Alexandra Ivanovna - a director of a foster home.
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...
The bureaucratic epos on the dialogues and plots of Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin "The History of a Town". In a metaphorical and grotesque form, the film conveys the history of Russia from the calling of the Varangians until the end of the 20th century. The film traces the change of the “chiefs” of the county town of Glupov, which differ in varying degrees of tyranny and the corresponding total number of “killed” city residents. The heads of the city easily guess the former heads of the Russian state and the USSR.
Сердце не камень
On a holiday eve, everyone, especially one tired and chilly, does so need at least one living soul at one's side: it is bad to meet a holiday alone with oneself. Thus, on a New Year's Eve, the main characters meet, — a meeting of two solitudes. Chance brought two persons of disorderly lives together in a railway terminal.... kindling the hope for a normal, pure human life, the kind others have...
About a bat that could not decide whether it was a bird or an animal, and remained alone. Based on a Mongolian tale.
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 young girl decides to leave her home after she fails to make a peace in the family.
Once the actor Rebrov flatly refused to participate in an obscene performance and flew, as they say, out the door. When he came home and found out that his family was going to be replenished, the exemplary family man was not upset, but organized a cooperative "Sibiryak", where lonely childless women were guaranteed the appearance of beautiful babies. Assistant Rebrov became Vovik also an actor-loser. Hopeless drinker and completely indifferent to the female sex, the fat man will be very talented to play the role of a psychic as long as the "Siberian" does not attract the attention of the racket and until a sweet woman with a dream to give birth to a son from a psychic appears in his apartment.
The story of a writer who accidentally stumbles across the elixir of immortality and in doing so encounters the small group of immortals who have jealously guarded this secret for centuries. Once the writer has knowledge of this elixir, called 'Mafussalin', the group of five immortals give him a stark choice: either join them, with the price of admission, being a duel to the death between the immortal who accidentally gave the secret away or death at the hands of the group. As the writer makes up his mind, sometimes aided and at other times opposed by the ever shifting alliances from within the group, we discover how the other immortals became this way, their true ages and what they have done with this 'gift'.
A nugget from Russia is hiding from the police in a Dutch prison.
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 young romantic loves step dance but there is only one person who knows this forgotten art. Beglov was a step dance super star back in 50s but as step became unpopular he lost everything. He hates even this word - 'chechotka' (step dance). But somehow the young man convinces him to become his coach and manager.
The hypochondriac Argan wants his daughter to marry a doctor so he can save on his medical bills.
In their youth, they loved each other, but broke up. Ilya got married, became a doctor, Sasha learned to become an engineer, got married. And now they are together again, at a small, deaf station. They introduced themselves as husband and wife. In fact, while he is married to another, and she has the experience of a failed marriage. For eight days they will be in a remote stop where no one knows them and no one will interfere with love...
1000 Dollars One Way
Based on fairy tales and anecdotes about Russian tsar Peter the Great and his jester Balakirev.
A man, who becomes mistaken for his brother who was immigrating to Israel from USSR, finds himself caught up in the middle of a bureaucratic mess when he realizes that if he tells the truth about who he is, he will go to jail and his brother's family will never be allowed to leave the USSR. He therefore assumes his brother's identity to get to Israel hoping his distant uncle living there will help him out. The plan backfires, however, when he realizes that the uncle is a paranoid lunatic thinking the KGB is out to get him. He becomes stranded in Israel with no friends, no money, and no passport, trying to figure out a way to get back home.
A funny musical comedy based on the famous theater play "Servant of Two Masters" by Carlo Goldoni.
Engineer Zilov, having woken up, finds the funeral wreath at his place – his friends' present. This rather symbolic joke makes him recollect the previous night as well as 2 last months...
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 parable in the manner of a tragedian based on the play by A. Volodin "On the tribes of the Bison and Scorpions, who lived many thousands of years ago on a small island." The events that the film tells about take place in ancient times, in the Stone Age. In the forest, where a large tribe lives, two shots in the back killed one of the clan, nicknamed Long. His widow demands that the killer become her husband. The head of the clan is trying to find out who the killer is.
A love story between a country policeman and a recently separated from her husband woman with three kids.
A drama based on a classic novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Queen's Personal Life
The screenplay of his own novel, wrote the grandmaster, the champion of the USSR chess Alexander Kotov. Tape of the world chess champion Alexander Alekhine.
Незаметный, скромный бухгалтер Сулин часто попадает в полусмешные-полугрустные ситуации — часто робеет, боится идти наперекор хоть кому-то. Пока однажды случай не помог ему вспомнить, что и он был когда-то решительным и отважным.
A story from the life in the beginning of XX century based on the theater play by Maxim Gorky.
The film tells about the complex relationship between two chemical scientists. Viktor Sviridov arrived from the province, where he works as an engineer at one of the factories, at the metropolitan institute in order to defend his project related to an urgent scientific problem. However, without the support of a longtime friend Alexei Grekov, he has no chance: most members of the academic council are opposed to his project and himself. But Grekov is also forced to choose between his wife's scientific career and obligations to another.
There is a seven-year war, Russian soldiers are forced to fight for the interests of France and Austria against Prussia. The midshipmen continue to selflessly serve the Motherland. One is on an expedition, the other is at court, and the third is sent to Venice to hand over a jewelry box. In fact, there is a message in the box, on which the future fate of Europe and Russia depends!
The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully sentenced to a Gulag prison-camp in Siberia.
A romantic and funny fantasy about the events occurred during the building of a first railroad in Russia.
A story about a group of Russian boys who have lost their fathers in the World War II.
In the new Russia, former middle class citizens find themselves out in the dumps. Literally. They build homes, elect their own government, work, beg, scavenge, date and fight all while living in a huge city dump. Some try to beat the odds and return to society, but it seems that there is only one place left for them to go...
In the second movie the Naval Cadets are guarding the princess coming from Germany to marry a Russian prince.
At the heart of the movie - true stories about separations and meetings, about search of relatives, the proceeding many years after war.
Based on the play of the same name by A.P. Chekhov.
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.
Сергеев ищет Сергеева
TV show based on the novel of the same name by Alexander Pushkin.
The life of the inhabitants of the veterans' house was boring and monotonous. Everything changed with the arrival of the new head physician, Varvara Dmitriyevna. Her kindness and sensitivity began to work miracles. After all, Varvara Dmitriyevna tries not only to treat the ailments of the elderly, but also to return to them their lost interest in life, the belief that one can still love and be loved...
Zhizn Klima Samgina
In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the countryside, the soldiers show their companionship, sentiments, fears and heroism to defend their motherland.
Следствие ведут ЗнаТоКи
Жизнь Клима Самгина
A stylish arrangement in a modern way of a number of classic love stories – "Carmen", "Orpheus and Eurydice", "Don Quixote", "Cyrano de Bergerac", "Hamlet". Each episode is a complete story with its own characters, they are united only by the place of action – the city of Rostov–on-Don. It is always summer here, women are beautiful and men are courageous, there is a high sky and a blue river, everyone is happy here or could be happy…