Russian movies (1991 - 2017)

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1.
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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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.)
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
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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.)
 
8.
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.)
 
9.
Dukhless (2012)
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A story about things that are really important in life. (100 mins.)
Director: Roman Prygunov
 
10.
Hipsters (2008)
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Young people struggle to do things their way in the 1950s. (130 mins.)
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
The Quickie (2001)
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A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
13.
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
 
14.
Bear's Kiss (2002)
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A fairy tale-like love story between young circus artist Lola and the bear Misha, who one day transforms into a human. (101 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
15.
Cargo 200 (2007)
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A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer gone mad. (89 mins.)
 
16.
Nepobedimyy (2008)
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(121 mins.)
Director: Oleg Pogodin
 
17.
PiraMMMida (2011)
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Russia, early 90s. A fictional story inspired by financier Sergey Mavrodi, his securities company "MMM", and the pyramid scheme he ran that left upwards of fifteen million investors with nothing when it crashed. (105 mins.)
Director: Eldar Salavatov
 
18.
Belyy tigr (2012)
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Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction. (104 mins.)
 
19.
The Spy (2012)
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In the spring of 1941 German agent Wasser of the Abwehr holds an NKVD commissar hostage. Two soldiers, a boxer, and a spy are the NKVD's only hope to rescue him. (108 mins.)
 
20.
Trudno byt bogom (2013)
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A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history... (177 mins.)
Director: Aleksey German
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
The State Counsellor (2005)
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Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St... (191 mins.)
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
12 (2007)
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Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen adolescent charged with murdering his stepfather. (159 mins.)
 
26.
Tiski (2007)
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Young and talented man has a dream - to become a successful DJ. But on his way to fame he takes the wrong step, that may be fatal... (124 mins.)
 
27.
Ward No. 6 (2009)
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Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum... (83 mins.)
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
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
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
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
 
32.
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.)
 
33.
Ya tozhe khochu (2012)
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Sanja the Bandit after a particularly vicious shootout, stumbles into the musician Oleg at the local banya. Following a retelling of a semi-mythological story, the pair decide to make a pilgrimage to a "bell-tower of happiness". (83 mins.)
 
34.
Rol (2013)
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'The Role' is about a brilliant actor in revolutionary Russia who takes on the greatest role of his life - the role of another man... (132 mins.)
 
35.
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.)
 
36.
Luna Park (1992)
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Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow... (111 mins.)
Director: Pavel Lungin
 
37.
Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
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Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
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
 
41.
Of Freaks and Men (1998)
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Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves. (93 mins.)
 
42.
Luna Papa (1999)
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The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress... (107 mins.)
 
43.
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
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Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life. (109 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
44.
Babusya (2003)
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An old Russian grandmother, a product of "old" Russia who took part in the Battle of Stalingrad, sacrificed... (97 mins.)
Director: Lidiya Bobrova
 
45.
Gitler kaput! (2008)
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A Russian WW2 spy spoof following misadventures of a clueless Soviet secret agent trapped inside Hitler's inner circle. (95 mins.)
Director: Maryus Vaysberg
 
46.
Chernaya Molniya (2009)
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A Moscow college student's gift car from his parents turns out to be more than anyone expects when it flies, which he uses to become both a city guardian and a speedy floral delivery boy. (102 mins.)
 
47.
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.)
 
48.
Vychislitel (2014)
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Ten prisoners condemned to exile on a hostile planet XT-59 must pave the way through swamp to reach the Islands of Happiness, the only safe area on the planet, before the harsh climate or the underground horrors kill them all. (82 mins.)
Director: Dmitriy Grachev
 
49.
III: The Ritual (2015)
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A small European town, where sisters Ayia and Mirra live, gets struck down by an unknown disease which takes many lives... (80 mins.)
Director: Pavel Khvaleev
 
50.
Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
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A story of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, the most successful female sniper in history. (110 mins.)
 
51.
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.)
 
52.
Dreaming of Space (2005)
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A story of a simple, naive Russian man Konek and the people around him: his love and her sister and a mysterious man. The film is set in 1957, time of changes, time of waiting for something big to happen. (90 mins.)
Director: Aleksey Uchitel
 
53.
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
 
54.
Ya ostayus (2007)
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Many people assume that life does not end after death. Not Dr. Tyrsa, practical and skeptical man, who never believed in this nonsense... (112 mins.)
Director: Karen Oganesyan
 
55.
Simple Things (2007)
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A dying actor asks a doctor to help him commit suicide in return for a masterpiece. (110 mins.)
 
56.
Nirvana (2008)
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Young Alisa is fed up with her life in Moscow, and moves to St. Petersburg. Her roommates in the collective flat are two junkies... (93 mins.)
Director: Igor Voloshin
 
57.
I'll Be Around (2012)
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(Russian with English subtitles) Inna is a typical 30-something yuppy, who also happens to be a single mother. One day discovering that she has an Incurable illness, Inna sets on finding the right adoptive parents for her son. (93 mins.)
Director: Pavel Ruminov
 
58.
My Joy (2010)
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The story about a few days in the life of truck driver Georgi seems to be a never-ending nightmare, a spiral of violence and abuses of power... (127 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
59.
Home (2011)
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(127 mins.)
Director: Oleg Pogodin
 
60.
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.)
 
61.
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
 
62.
The Alien Girl (2010)
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A Russian mob boss sends a group of henchmen to capture a woman hiding out in the Czech Republic. The plan backfires when she turns out to be a ruthless killer and pits her captors against each other. (100 mins.)
Director: Anton Bormatov
 
63.
Silent Souls (2010)
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Present days. A man and his companion go on a journey to cremate the dead body of the former beloved wife, on a riverbank in the area where they spent their honeymoon. (78 mins.)
 
64.
Generation P (2011)
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A chronicle of the rise of the advertising industry in Post-Soviet Russia. (112 mins.)
Director: Victor Ginzburg
 
65.
Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus (2013 Documentary)
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Comprised of smuggled footage and uncensored interviews, DANGEROUS ACTS gives audiences a front row... (76 mins.)
 
66.
Harmony Lessons (2013)
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Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat. (120 mins.)
Director: Emir Baigazin
 
67.
In Bloom (2013)
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Set in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 1992. Friends Eka and Natia look to leave childhood behind as they ignore societal customs and work to escape their turbulent family lives. (102 mins.)
 
68.
The Light Thief (2010)
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The main hero of the film is an electrician with a far greater effect on the people around him than his job defines... (80 mins.)
 
69.
Revolution of Pigs (2004)
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"Revolution of Pigs" is an adventurous youth comedy, taking place in a Woodstock-like milieu. The main character is Tanel, a 15-year-old boy, who, taking part of a youth revolt against the system, finds himself and his love. (98 mins.)
 
70.
Pionery-geroi (2015)
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1987. Olga, Katya and Andrey are going to be Pioneers. They are going to be the last Pioneers of the USSR. Nowadays in their 30's, they are facing another reality with no place for heroic deeds. (116 mins.)
 
71.
The Russian Triangle (2007)
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A big Russian city- not necessarily Moscow, but the kind that is bustling with all types of life including... (121 mins.)
Director: Aleko Tsabadze
 
72.
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.)
 
73.
We Are from the Future (2008)
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My iz budushchego, or We Are from the Future, is a movie about time travel. Four 21st century treasure... (110 mins.)
Director: Andrey Malyukov
 
74.
Bulvarnyy roman (1994)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Vasiliy Panin
 
75.
Sisters (2001)
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Two young girls, Sveta and Dina, go on the run to avoid being kidnapped by the former associates of Dina's recently released gangster father. (83 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
76.
What Men Talk About (2010)
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The plot revolves around four old friends-Kamil' (Kamil' Larin), Lesha (Leonid Barats), Sasha (Aleksandr... (93 mins.)
 
77.
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
 
78.
Birds of Paradise (2008)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Roman Balayan
 
79.
Paradzhanov (2013)
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A film director Sergey Paradjanov creates brilliant films. His nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet System... (95 mins.)
 
80.
V avguste 44-go (2001)
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The movie is set in Belarus, where a team of counter-intelligence officers is given only three days... (109 mins.)
Director: Mikhail Ptashuk
 
81.
Country of the Deaf (1998)
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Alyosha has a gambling problem and his girlfriend becomes a stripper to help pay off his debt. (105 mins.)
 
82.
Dikari (2006)
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The sea, August, interesting and simple people. They tan, swim, play volleyball, basketball, drink,... (100 mins.)
Director: Viktor Shamirov
 
84.
Morphine (2008)
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A drama that chronicles the civil war that raged after the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. (110 mins.)
 
85.
The Geographer Drank His Globe Away (2013)
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Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka... (120 mins.)
 
86.
Turetskiy gambit (2005)
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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin... (208 mins.)
Director: Dzhanik Fayziev
 
87.
Gop-Stop (2011)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Pavel Bardin
 
89.
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.)
 
90.
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
 
91.
Musulmanin (1995)
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A Russian soldier who spent ten years in captivity in Afghanistan, returns to his home village and shocks... (110 mins.)
 
92.
The Major (2013)
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That day Sergey Sobolev, police officer, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child... (99 mins.)
Director: Yuriy Bykov
 
93.
Konvoy (2012)
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Army captain escorting in part-deserter soldier. The heroes spend a day in Moscow, during which face... (81 mins.)
 
94.
Twilight Portrait (2011)
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Marina, an upper-class social worker with a doting husband and an enviable downtown apartment, is suddenly transformed into a bizarre twilight version of herself after having been raped by three policemen. (105 mins.)
 
95.
Betrayal (2012)
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A romance between two strangers who discover that their partners are lovers. (115 mins.)
 
96.
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
 
97.
Living (2012)
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A mother wants to reunite with her twin daughters. A young couple marry in church, but immediately after the ceremony... (119 mins.)
Director: Vasiliy Sigarev
 
98.
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
 
99.
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.)
 
100.
It's Russian (2004)
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(112 mins.)