7.6/10
35
2 critic

Life Is Beautiful (1930)

Prostoy sluchay (original title)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Primarily a biographical documentary about the military career of Alexander Vasilvich Suvorov, who was Field Marshal of the armies of Catherine the Great and Czar Paul I. After many ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikhail Doller, Vsevolod Pudovkin
Stars: Nikolai P. Cherkasov, Aleksandr Khanov, Mikhail Astangov
Old and New (1929)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.

Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein
Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev
Mother (1926)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Stars: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolai Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller
Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In 1918 a simple Mongolian herdsman escapes to the hills after brawling with a western capitalist fur trader who cheats him. In 1920 he helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the... See full summary »

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Stars: I. Inkizhinov, I. Dedintsev, Valéry Inkijinoff
Deserter (1933)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A wise and forgiving communist leader decides to send a young worker, Karl Renn, as an international delegate to the Soviet Union after the worker had deserted a picket-line and had ... See full summary »

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Stars: Boris Livanov, Vasili Kovrigin, Aleksandr Chistyakov
Earth (1930)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko
Stars: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva

Having revolutionized film editing through such masterworks of montage as Potemkin and Strike, Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein emigrated west in hopes of testing the capabilities of the American film industry.

Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein
Stars: Félix Balderas, Sara García, Martín Hernández
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Stars: Aleksandr Khanov, Boris Livanov, Boris Chirkov
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Grigoriy Chukhray
Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Ornella Muti, Otar Koberidze
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

As was common in Diaz's Mexico, a young hacienda worker finds his betrothed imprisoned and his life threatened by his master for confronting a hacienda guest for raping the girl.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein
Stars: Martín Hernández, Isabel Villaseñor, Félix Balderas
Death Day (1934)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Aleksandr Baturin ...
Langovoy (as A. Baturin)
Yevgeniya Rogulina ...
Mashenka
Mariya Belousova ...
Girl
Andrei Gorchilin ...
Worker
Anna Chekulaeva ...
Worker's wife (as A. Chekulayeva)
Ivan Novoseltsev ...
Vasya
Aleksandr Chistyakov ...
Uncle Sasha
V. Kuzmich ...
Zhyoltikov
A. Belov ...
Grisha
Vladimir Uralsky ...
Wounded soldier (as V. Uralsky)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 February 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Life Is Beautiful  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (PAL)

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Sergei Eisenstein: Autobiography (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Life Is Beautiful (1930) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?