EUROPE/ASIA - russian movies

Andrey Tarkovskiy
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1.
100 Days Before the Command (1991)
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Five young Soviet Army recruits struggle for survival against the merciless violence that surrounds them on a daily basis... (71 mins.)
Director: Hussein Erkenov
 
2.
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.)
 
3.
You I Love (2004)
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On their first anniversary, Vera comes home to discover her boyfriend Tim in bed with another man. (86 mins.)
 
4.
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
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
Andrei Rublev (1966)
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. (205 mins.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
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. (163 mins.)
 
9.
Sacrifice (1986)
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At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return. (149 mins.)
 
10.
Nostalgia (1983)
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The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through... (125 mins.)
 
11.
Dersu Uzala (1975)
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The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter. (142 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosava
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12.
War and Peace (1966)
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A Russian Prince experiences battle against Napoleon and a troubled relationship with his father and wife... (427 mins.)
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13.
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.)
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14.
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.)
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15.
Father of a Soldier (1965)
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During World War II, Georgy Makharashvili, an old peasant wine-grower, leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front lines to find his son... (83 mins.)
Director: Rezo Chkheidze
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16.
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
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Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms. (135 mins.)
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17.
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.)
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18.
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
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19.
Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964)
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Young Siberian writer Volodya meets Kolya in the Moscow metro in his visit to a famous author. Volodya and Kolya's friend Sasha adventure their love interests in their own way, while Kolya sets out to help them. (78 mins.)
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20.
Gadkie lebedi (2006)
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A father travels with a UN envoy to the isolated town of Tashlinsk in search of his daughter, who has... (105 mins.)
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21.
Burnt by the Sun (1994)
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Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his... (135 mins.)
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22.
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.)
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23.
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.)
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24.
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.)
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25.
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.)
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26.
Dark Planet (2009)
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On the threshold of 22nd century, furrowing the space, protagonist from the Free Search Group makes... (115 mins.)
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27.
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
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This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions... (150 mins.)
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
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
 
30.
Oxygen (2009)
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Two people play out a story of love. (75 mins.)
Director: Ivan Vyrypaev
 
31.
Metro (2013)
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Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. (133 mins.)
 
32.
Zhila-byla odna baba (2011)
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A chronicle of the life of an illiterate Russian peasant woman between 1909 and 1921, focusing on her private life and major historic events in the country. (150 mins.)
Director: Andrey Smirnov
 
33.
1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)
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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early... (144 mins.)
 
34.
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
 
35.
Fate of a Man (1959)
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The story of a man (Andrey Sokolov) whose life was ruthlessly crippled by World War II. His wife and... (103 mins.)
 
36.
Moscow Laughs (1934)
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Merry Fellows was the first Soviet musical comedy. Set in Odessa and Moscow in the 1930's. Shepherd... (96 mins.)
 
37.
Playing the Victim (2006)
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A young man drops out of university and goes to the police. He's done nothing wrong he just wants a job. A particular job. Playing the victim in murder reconstructions. Maybe by getting close to death he can manage to cheat on his own. (95 mins.)
 
38.
Inadequate People (2010)
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Adequacy is relative. Vitalik, the main character of the movie, seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job... (106 mins.)
Director: Roman Karimov
 
39.
Leviathan (2014)
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In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family. (140 mins.)
 
40.
The Fool (2014)
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Dima Nikitin is an ordinary honest plumber who suddenly decides to face the corrupt system of local politics in order to save the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dormitory, which is about to collapse. (116 mins.)
Director: Yuriy Bykov
 
41.
Amphibian Man (1962)
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People living in a seaside town are frightened by reports about an unknown creature in the ocean. Nobody knows what it is... (96 mins.)