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Burnt by the Sun
Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young... Dir: Nikita Mikhalkov With: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov Drama | History | War 135 mins.
Dir: Ivan Vyrypaev With: Polina Agureeva, Maksim Ushakov, Mikhail Okunev Drama | Romance 74 mins.
A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle. Dir: Timur Bekmambetov With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Menshov, Mariya Poroshina Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller 114 mins.
A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union... Dir: Vasili Pichul With: Natalya Negoda, Andrey Sokolov, Yuriy Nazarov Drama | Romance 128 mins.
A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet... Dir: Pavel Chukhray With: Vladimir Mashkov, Yekaterina Rednikova, Mikhail Filipchuk Drama 96 mins.
A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. Dir: Fedor Bondarchuk With: Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov Action | Drama | War 131 mins.
Prisoner of the Mountains
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. Dir: Sergey Bodrov With: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov Jr., Susanna Mekhraliyeva Drama | War 99 mins.
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. Dir: Andrey Kravchuk With: Nikolay Spiridonov, Mariya Kuznetsova, Nikolay Reutov Drama 90 mins.
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. Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko Drama | Mystery | Thriller 105 mins.
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. Dir: Timur Bekmambetov With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Mariya Poroshina, Vladimir Menshov Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller 132 mins.
Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with... Dir: Aleksandr Askoldov With: Nonna Mordyukova, Rolan Bykov, Raisa Nedashkovskaya Drama | War 110 mins.
Window to Paris
Nikolai (played by Sergei Dontsov) has been fired from his job as a music teacher and has to live in the gym until he finds a place to stay... Dir: Yuri Mamin With: Sergey Dreyden, Agnès Soral, Viktor Mikhaylov Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 87 mins.
Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain... Dir: Robin Hessman Documentary | Biography | Family | History | News 88 mins.
In a small urban flat, grandma, mom, and two daughters live in partial harmony. Grandma is bed-ridden and mute... Dir: Vyacheslav Krishtofovich With: Inna Churikova, Yelena Bogdanova, Svetlana Ryabova Comedy | Drama 79 mins.
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. Dir: Lukas Moodysson With: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov Crime | Drama 109 mins.
Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi... Dir: Pavel Lungin With: Pyotr Mamonov, Pyotr Zaychenko, Vladimir Kashpur Drama 110 mins.
12 jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen teenager charged with murdering his stepfather. Dir: Nikita Mikhalkov With: Sergey Makovetskiy, Sergey Garmash, Apti Magamaev Crime | Drama | Thriller | War 159 mins.
Tycoon: A New Russian
During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement... Dir: Pavel Lungin With: Vladimir Mashkov, Mariya Mironova, Andrey Krasko Crime | Drama 123 mins.
A documentary on Phil Rosenthal's experiences during the making of "Voroniny," the Russian-language version of "Everybody Loves Raymond". Dir: Philip Rosenthal With: Stanislav Duzhnikov, Eldar, Anna Frolovtseva Documentary | Comedy 86 mins.
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. Dir: Sergei M. Eisenstein With: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov Drama | History 75 mins.
An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village... Dir: Veit Helmer With: Kristyna Malérová, Max Mauff, Nino Chkheidze Comedy 88 mins.
Father and Son
Father (Andrej Shetinin) and Son (Alexei Nejmyshev) live together in a rooftop apartment. They have lived alone for years in their own private world... Dir: Aleksandr Sokurov With: Andrei Shchetinin, Aleksei Neymyshev, Aleksandr Razbash Drama 97 mins.
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. Dir: Aleksandr Sokurov With: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy Drama | Fantasy | History | Mystery 99 mins.
Khodorkovsky, the richest Russian, challenges President Putin. A fight of the titans begins. Putin warns him... Dir: Cyril Tuschi With: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Pavel Khodorkovsky, Marina Khodorkovskaya Documentary | Biography | Drama 111 mins.
When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ... Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Nadezhda Markina, Andrey Smirnov, Aleksey Rozin Drama 109 mins.
The beautiful Tanya returns to her small mining town, after supposedly working as a model in Moscow... Dir: Pavel Lungin With: Marat Basharov, Mariya Mironova, Andrey Panin Comedy | Drama 114 mins.
In the Fog
Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces impossible moral choice. Dir: Sergey Loznitsa With: Vladimir Svirskiy, Vladislav Abashin, Sergey Kolesov Drama | History | War 127 mins.
The film's story takes place in Moscow in the 1970s. Its plot unfolds around the love triangle between... Dir: Karen Shakhnazarov, Sergey Simagin With: Aleksandr Lyapin, Lidiya Milyuzina, Egor Baranovskiy Drama 105 mins.
How I Ended This Summer
A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel... Dir: Aleksey Popogrebskiy With: Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergey Puskepalis, Igor Chernevich Action | Drama 130 mins.
A chronicle of the rise of the advertising industry in Post-Soviet Russia. Dir: Victor Ginzburg With: Vladimir Epifantsev, Mikhail Efremov, Andrey Fomin Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi 112 mins.
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... Dir: Sergey Loznitsa With: Viktor Nemets, Vladimir Golovin, Aleksey Vertkov Adventure | Drama 127 mins.
19-year old Masha is a spokesperson in the government friendly and strongly nationalistic Russian youth organization... Dir: Lise Birk Pedersen With: Oleg Kashin, Vladimir Putin Documentary | Drama 85 mins.
Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File
This documentary follows ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko from his forced exile from Russia, to his death from poisoning in November of 2006. Dir: Andrey Nekrasov With: Alexander Litvinenko, Boris Berezovsky, André Glucksmann Documentary 105 mins.
The Rider Named Death
In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers. Dir: Karen Shakhnazarov With: Andrey Panin, Kseniya Rappoport, Artyom Semakin Drama 106 mins.
A fairy-tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together. Dir: Aleksandr Rou With: Aleksandr Khvylya, Natalya Sedykh, Eduard Izotov Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance 84 mins.
It is the word "horde" that had meant, for many countries and nations, bloody raids and being under humilating contribution for centuries... Dir: Andrey Proshkin With: Maksim Sukhanov, Roza Khayrullina, Innokenti Dakaiarov Drama | History 129 mins.
The Snow Queen
Dir: Gennadiy Kazanskiy With: Valeri Nikitenko, Elena Proklova, Slawa Zjupa Adventure | Drama | Family | Fantasy 85 mins.
The action takes place shortly after the end of the Second World War in the Siberian hinterland, among... Dir: Aleksey Uchitel With: Sergey Garmash, Aleksey Gorbunov, Vyacheslav Krikunov Adventure | Drama | History | Romance 124 mins.
Ivan the Terrible, Part II
As Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate their Tsar. Dir: Sergei M. Eisenstein With: Nikolai Cherkasov, Serafima Birman, Pavel Kadochnikov Biography | History 88 mins.
Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg
Adam's first wife Lilith is mentioned in ancient Oriental legends, in Talmud and in the medieval books of Cabala... Dir: Yevgeni Pashkevich With: Olga Shepitskaya, Rezija Kalnina, Girts Kesteris Drama 125 mins.
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral... Dir: Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin With: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Mariya Alyokhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich Documentary | Biography | Crime | Music | News 88 mins.
Masha and the Bear
(2009 TV Series)
With: Alina Kukushkina, Boris Kutnevich, Elsie Fisher Animation | Action | Comedy
Adequacy is relative. Vitalik, the main character of the movie, seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job... Dir: Roman Karimov With: Ilya Lyubimov, Ingrid Olerinskaya, Evgeniy Tsyganov Comedy | Drama | Romance 106 mins.
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. Dir: Aleksey Fedorchenko With: Yuliya Aug, Olga Dobrina, Larisa Domaskina Drama 78 mins.
Voyage vers la mère
Dir: Mikhail Kosyrev-Nesterov With: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Artyom Alekseev Drama
1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni
The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early... Dir: Vladimir Khotinenko With: Pyotr Kislov, Michal Zebrowski, Artur Smolyaninov Drama | Fantasy | History 144 mins.
Dir: Konstantin Maksimov With: Igor Petrenko, Lyubov Tolkalina, Aleksandr Baluev Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 90 mins.
The Man Who Saved the World
Few people know of him... Yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Stanislav Petrov... Dir: Peter Anthony With: Stanislav Petrov, Kevin Costner, Sergey Shnyryov Documentary
A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government. Dir: Akan Satayev With: Aitzhanov Berik, Vinnie Jones, Aziz Beyshenaliev Action | Thriller 94 mins.
The Barber of Siberia
Douglas is a foreign entrepreneur, who ventures to Russia in 1885 with dreams of selling a new, experimental... Dir: Nikita Mikhalkov With: Julia Ormond, Oleg Menshikov, Aleksey Petrenko Comedy | Drama | Romance 180 mins.