The Inhabited Island 2: Rebellion
Maxim Kammerer fights for his love and freedom. He leads a rebel movement challenging the five greedy rulers. One of the rulers, Strannik, knows how dangerous Maxim can be. He makes up his mind to stop the young man at any cost. The last close fight will decide everything.
When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a young and idealist police officer and together they will fight for their own survival and the survival of the people in the besieged Leningrad.
The Flames of Paris
A tale of the French Revolution, The Flames of Paris belongs to the pearls of the pure classics of classical dance. This world premiere recording of the production from choreographer Alexei Ratmansky (after Vasily Vaynonenon) and the Bolshoi Ballet, features the standout soloists Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev. Although set in revolutionary France, The Flames of Paris was intended to serve as an allegory for contemporary events in the Soviet Union. The ballet premiered in 1932 on the ...
The Legend of Dvid Island
A story about fantastic adventures of a fifth-grader Zhenya Ushakov on the island of Dvid.
The camera is the silent witness to the last weeks before Svetlana Donskova succumbs to her illness. We follow her slow surrender. Initially cheerful in the taxi, joking about being unmarried at 30, she gradually comes to spend increasing amounts of time lying on her couch in her apartment.
The sniper-yakut, contrary to the laws of wartime, saved the life of the German boy - the Hitler Youth ...
The Night of a Lifetime
A dramatic story of a girl whose love and happiness were taken away by the war. Two guys were in love with Zinka. Both went to the front, she worked in the hospital.
I Will Forget This Day
A confessional documentary about the thoughts of a woman just before her abortion.
Walk in Paris
A single mom traveling in Paris with her son becomes entangled in a strange and dangerous side of the romantic city when she helps out a mysterious man lying wounded in her hotel room.
Collection of satirical sketches, telling about the decent inhabitants of the Patriarchal Ponds and their obscene stories. The series includes touching, outrageous and full of love intimate stories that are not accepted to speak out loud.
To the idly meditating musician received a call from his distant friend with a proposal to write a song about the untimely departed Lady Diana.
The Birth of Music
The film is an allegory in which the attempt is made to show the inner process of movement of the composer's soul at the time of the birth of music.
The Superstar’s Only Role
Susanna, a sixty-four year old actress, lives with her mother and for a long time hasn’t played in the theatre; only occasionally she appears at small venues with poetic concert programs. But she is haunted by the play, which she rehearsed more than twenty years ago, and which was never staged. She finds a partner; the only thing that remains is to find a theatre that will agree to produce the play.
Antarctica. The Russian polar station Bellingshausen. For a whole year, in complete isolation from the Big Land, fifteen people live here. They hibernate. Wintering is two or three shielded houses on stilts, only snow and ice around. Cold, wind, dark. Space and a long, slow winter ...
The Flea Waltz
Two different worlds. On the one hand - porters, who bear pianos. On the other hand - people, who the porters visit – musicians, new Russian “middle class”. What is the dialog between them? How does it clear for each of them - what is the musical instrument for?