Based on the story “Christmas Eve” by Russian writer Nikolai Gogol.
The whimsical combination of Christmas phantasmagoria and an eccentric fairy tale makes this film an unforgettable spectacle. The action takes ...
Sergey Ejzenshtejn, Grigorij Aleksandrov, Eduard Tisse, Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasiliy Nikandrov
A screen adaptation of the novel by the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
The 19th-century Russia. A poor student, Rodion Raskolnikov, commits a crime which is inevitably followed by pangs of ...
Sergey Paradzhanov, David Abashidze, Yuriy Klimenko, Sofiko Chiaureli, Vera Andzhaparidze, Duduhana Cerodze, Zurab Kipshidze
This screen adaptation of the Maurice Maeterlinck’s tale was the first Soviet-American co-production.
The Blue Bird is an embodiment of happiness, both immediate and distant, that every person is sure ...
Aleksandr Ptushko, Vissarion Shebalin, Konstantin Isaev, Fedor Provorov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Alla Larionova, Sergej Stolyarov
“Non-science fictional, not entirely realistic and not exactly historical film” based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s play “Ivan Vasilievich”. Inventor Shurik (Demyanenko) has constructed in his regular Moscow apartment a… time machine. ...
Aleksandr Mitta, Valeriy Frid, Leonid Filatov, Georgiy Zhzhenov, Ekaterina Vasileva, Ivan Ryzhov, Aleksandra Yakovleva
Anatoly Mateshko (“Bourgeois’s Birthday”), Gennady Shkuratov (“Tenderness for a Roaring Beast”) and Leonid Bakshtayev (“Bumbarash”) in a “cosmic” film by the acclaimed master of a fantasy genre Vasily Levin (“Captain ...
Viktor Ivanov, Vadim Gomolyaka, Mihail Starickiy, Starickiy S, Vadim Ilenko, Oleg Borisov, Nikolay Yakovchenko
The film is based on the play “A Dowerless Girl” by the prominent 19th-century Russian playwright Alexander Ostrovsky.
The beautiful Larissa Ogudalova, daughter of an impoverished, widowed noblewoman, living in a ...
Aleksandr Rou, Boris Rycarev, Vladimir Gorikker, Vladimir Bychkov, Andrey Volkonskiy, Evgeniy Botyarov, A Kogan