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1.
Admiral (2008)
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The story of admiral Aleksandr Kolchak who remained faithful to his oath to the Russian Emperor and fought against the Bolshevik rule after the 1917 October Revolution. (124 mins.)
Director: Andrey Kravchuk
 
2.
The Italian (2005)
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Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family. (90 mins.)
Director: Andrey Kravchuk
 
3.
How I Ended This Summer (2010)
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A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel... (130 mins.)
 
4.
The Thief (1997)
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A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet... (96 mins.)
Director: Pavel Chukhray
 
5.
Harvest Time (2004)
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Winner of a Golden Plaque award at the Chicago International Film Festival "for its complex and poetic... (67 mins.)
 
6.
The Return (2003)
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In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces. (105 mins.)
 
7.
The Island (2006)
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Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future. (112 mins.)
Director: Pavel Lungin
 
8.
A Cruel Romance (1984)
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Cinematographic adaptation of classical Russian play "Dowry-less" by A. Ostrovsky. Noble but poor widow... (142 mins.)
Director: Eldar Ryazanov
 
9.
A zori zdes tikhie (1972)
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During WWII in a small village outpost, a commander has his troop replaced by an all female unit. As they finally begin to appreciate one another, German paratroopers are spotted nearby and the realities of war emerge. (188 mins.)
 
10.
Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
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One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco... (80 mins.)
 
11.
Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009)
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A small child is trapped in a tug-of-war battle between his frivolous, but loving mother and an emotionally abusive neurotic grandmother, who wants to "shelter" her beloved grandson at all cost. (117 mins.)
Director: Sergey Snezhkin
 
12.
Roads to Koktebel (2003)
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A widowed aeronautics engineer, who has lost his job, travels with his son hopping freight trains from Moscow to Koktebel... (100 mins.)
 
13.
Brother (1997)
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An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia. (96 mins.)
 
14.
The Rider Named Death (2004)
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In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers. (106 mins.)
 
15.
The Sun (2005)
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Third part in Aleksandr Sokurov's quadrilogy of Power, following Moloch and Taurus, focuses on Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Japan's defeat in World War II when he is finally confronted by General Douglas MacArthur who offers him to accept a diplomatic defeat for survival. (110 mins.)
 
16.
House of Fools (2002)
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In the midst of the Chechen War, a remote psychiatric institution is left without staff leaving the patients to fend for themselves. Based on a true story. (104 mins.)
 
17.
Mother and Son (1997)
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A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The... (73 mins.)
 
18.
Come and See (1985)
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After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II. (142 mins.)
Director: E. Klimov
 
19.
Alexandra (2007)
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An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya. (95 mins.)
 
20.
Baba Yaga (1973)
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A long time ago a splendid deer with golden antlers lived in the woods, always protecting the poor and weak and disdaining evil... (74 mins.)
 
21.
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
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The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206. (126 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
22.
12 (2007)
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Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen adolescent charged with murdering his stepfather. (159 mins.)
 
23.
Pop (2009)
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Father Alexander is trying to maintain peaceful life for his church amidst the Nazi occupation during WWII. (130 mins.)
 
24.
Viy (2014)
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An 18th century English cartographer, Jonathan Green, sets out on a journey to map the uncharted lands of Transylvania, only to discover the dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical Romanian forest. (127 mins.)
Director: Oleg Stepchenko
 
25.
Wild Field (2008)
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A young doctor relocates to a remote region of central Asia, thinking his fiancee soon will join him ... (108 mins.)
 
26.
Native Dancer (2008)
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Aidai the baksy, or witch doctor, lives in the mountains and helps people. She uses mysterious actions... (87 mins.)
Director: Gulshat Omarova
 
27.
Revizor (1996)
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This is a new screen adaptation of the famous satirical play «The Inspector General» («Revizor») by Nikolay Gogol... (100 mins.)
Director: Sergey Gazarov
 
28.
Schizo (2004)
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Shiza is the nickname of a 15-year-old boy. Money, power, and women - he has none of these, yet, in his young life... (86 mins.)
Director: Gulshat Omarova
 
29.
Seventh Son (2014)
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When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him. (102 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
30.
Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
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An historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes. (112 mins.)
 
31.
Faust (2011)
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A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman. (140 mins.)
 
32.
Night Watch (2004)
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A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle. (114 mins.)
 
33.
Fortress of War (2010)
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A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. (138 mins.)
Director: Aleksandr Kott
 
34.
Day Watch (2006)
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A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event. (132 mins.)
 
35.
The Edge (2010)
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In 1945, Soviet war hero Ignat is sent to work as a locomotive mechanic in a Siberian labor camp where he meets an assortment of Germans and Russians. (124 mins.)
Director: Aleksey Uchitel
 
36.
Captivity (2007)
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A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed. (96 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
37.
9th Company (2005)
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians. (139 mins.)
 
38.
4 (2004)
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Two men and a woman happen to meet in a bar. We learn from their conversations both the intriguing and banal details of their lives... (126 mins.)
 
39.
Terra Nova (2008)
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(119 mins.)
 
40.
Crime and Punishment (2002)
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A modern day adaptation of Dostoyevsky's classic novel about a young student who is forever haunted by the murder he has committed. (126 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
 
41.
Blizhniy Boy: The Ultimate Fighter (2007)
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The son of a rich businessman who has ties with the Russian mob. But the mob sets up his family and forced the young guy at fighting in martial arts tournament. (105 mins.)
Director: Erken Ialgashev
 
42.
Brigada: Naslednik (2012)
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Ivan is a typical modern young man of 18. His father disappeared 10 years ago. Trying to shake off the pursuing enemies of their father... (120 mins.)
Director: Denis Alekseev
 
43.
Ballada o bombere (2011 Video)
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The Bomber (2011) / (Russian language title: Ballada o Bombere) Storyline During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory... (181 mins.)
 
44.
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
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During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement... (123 mins.)
Director: Pavel Lungin
 
45.
Kod apokalipsisa (2007)
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Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world... (106 mins.)
Director: Vadim Shmelev
 
46.
Siberiade (1979)
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The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s... (275 mins.)
 
47.
Valentina (1981)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Gleb Panfilov
 
48.
Poslednyaya okhota (1980)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Igor Sheshukov
 
50.
Elena (2011)
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When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ... (109 mins.)
 
51.
The Banishment (2007)
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A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city. (157 mins.)
 
52.
Utomlennye solntsem 2 (2010)
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Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Burnt by the Sun (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing... (181 mins.)
 
53.
Stalker (1979)
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. (162 mins.)
 
54.
The Ascent (1977)
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In a freezing cold World War II winter, two pro-Soviet partisans - Sotnikov and Rybak - head off to find food for themselves and their compatriots... (111 mins.)
Director: Larisa Shepitko
 
55.
Ivan's Childhood (1962)
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In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers. (95 mins.)
 
56.
Father and Son (2003)
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A father and his son live together in a roof-top apartment. They have lived alone for years in their own private world... (97 mins.)
 
57.
Leningrad (2009)
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When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them... (110 mins.)
 
58.
Bastards (2006)
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A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious... (97 mins.)
 
59.
Our Own (2004)
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It is August 1941. With the battle line far away in the east, three soldiers who have managed to escape... (111 mins.)
 
60.
Close Enemy (2010)
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(98 mins.)
 
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62.
Yuri's Day (2008)
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A mother loses her son during a winter visit to a remote town. (137 mins.)
 
63.
Siberia, Monamour (2011)
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Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia... (102 mins.)
Director: Slava Ross
 
64.
Home (2011)
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(127 mins.)
Director: Oleg Pogodin
 
65.
Wolfy (2009)
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There are two of them: a mother and a girl. They have no names. And they are in a constant run. The... (88 mins.)
Director: Vasiliy Sigarev
 
66.
Daddy (2004)
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Based on A. Galych's play "Matrosskaya Tishina", "Papa" tells a story of a Jewish father who dreamed... (94 mins.)
 
67.
The Needle Remix (2010)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Rashid Nugmanov
 
68.
Antikiller (2002)
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Former criminal investigator, Major Korenev, nicknamed Fox is released from prison. He has been detained... (114 mins.)
 
69.
At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)
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Set during the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites that followed the 1917 revolution in Russia (97 mins.)
 
70.
Antikiller D.K. (2009)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Eldar Salavatov
 
71.
Dukhovnye golosa. Iz dnevnikov voyny. Povestvovanie v pyati chastyakh (1995 Documentary)
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(328 mins.)
 
72.
Days of Eclipse (1988)
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Days of Eclipse is filmed in a psychedelic manner close to stream of consciousness using unusual cinematographic techniques. The action is set in Middle Asia. (139 mins.)
 
73.
Vysotskiy. Spasibo, chto zhivoy (2011)
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Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42... (128 mins.)
Director: Pyotr Buslov
 
74.
Andrei Rublev (1966)
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. (205 mins.)
 
75.
Russian Ark (2002)
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A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years. (99 mins.)
 
76.
Taurus (2001)
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Joseph Stalin (Sergei Razhuk) visits ailing Russian leader Vladimir Lenin (Leonid Mozgovoy) in 1923. (104 mins.)
 
77.
You and I (2011)
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Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
78.
In Tranzit (2008)
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In 1946, a group of German POWs are mistakenly sent to a Soviet female transit prison camp and must cope with the hostility of the Soviet female inmates and guards, under the orders of cruel camp commander Pavlov. (113 mins.)
Director: Tom Roberts
 
79.
Kamen (2012)
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When a well-known businessman is kidnapped 7 year old son, he had no idea what it is waiting for the test...
 
80.
The Stroll (2003)
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Watch the exploits of three young romantics as they dance around St. Petersburg, Russia, getting themselves... (90 mins.)
Director: Alexey Uchitel
 
81.
Nostalgia (1983)
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A Russian poet and his interpreter travel to Italy to research the life of an 18th-century composer. (125 mins.)
 
82.
The Mirror (1975)
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A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation. (107 mins.)
 
83.
Solaris (1972)
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A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. (167 mins.)
 
84.
The Steamroller and the Violin (1961)
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Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines... (46 mins.)
 
85.
Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
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Stunning WWII flying sequences as the Soviet Air Force battles the Luftwaffe. Veteran Russian pilots teach their new recruits about life... (92 mins.)
Director: Leonid Bykov
 
86.
The House of Sun (2010)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Garik Sukachyov
 
87.
The Barber of Siberia (1998)
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Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental... (180 mins.)
 
88.
Mermaid (2007)
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In Moscow, a young woman disappears after falling in love with a new man. (115 mins.)
Director: Anna Melikyan
 
89.
Office Romance (1977)
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Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman... (159 mins.)
Director: Eldar Ryazanov
 
90.
The Sovereign's Servant (2007)
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Europe, 1709. Russia and Sweden are at war. Two French duelists are exiled by King Louis XIV of France:... (131 mins.)
Director: Oleg Ryaskov
 
91.
Samaya obayatelnaya i privlekatelnaya (1985)
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Nadya Klyueva is a single woman. Persuaded by her friend, she decides to charm her co-worker whom she doesn't really love... (89 mins.)
Director: Gerald Bezhanov
 
92.
The Way (2009)
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Aleksey is an ordinary young man living in Russia during the 1990s. Like most of his contemporaries... (90 mins.)
 
93.
The Star (2002)
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During WW2 the Russian Army sent a special group named "Zvezda" to fight the Nazis in their backyard. (97 mins.)
Director: Nikolay Lebedev
 
94.
Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
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Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime. (88 mins.)
 
95.
Twenty Days Without War (1977)
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During the 20-day leave, war correspondent Lopatin travels by train to the distant city of Tashkent. It's very far from the front but the war seems to be present in people's minds even there. (101 mins.)
Director: Aleksey German
 
96.
The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
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Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter. (95 mins.)
 
97.
August. Eighth (2012)
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The story is about a young single mother who is compelled to make her way at risk of her life to Ckhinvali... (120 mins.)
Director: Dzhanik Fayziev
 
98.
First Squad: The Moment of Truth (2009)
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Set during the opening days of World War II on the Eastern Front. Its main cast are a group of Soviet... (73 mins.)
 
99.
Exaella (2011)
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Having completely exhausted resources of the planet, millions of people were placed in automated underground complexes of "artificial sleep and life support". And few of them were awakened. (90 mins.)
Director: Andrew Oudot
 
100.
The Hunter (2011)
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Farmer Ivan Dunaev gets up early. He feeds his piglets, does paperwork, fixes the tractor, and weighs... (124 mins.)
Director: Bakur Bakuradze