The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically ... See full summary »
France, 1936-37. The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is ... See full summary »
Yussuf and Aliosha are two shipwrecked sailors on an island in the Caspian Sea. They start working as sailor and mechanic for the fishing boats of the "Lights of the Communism" kolkhoz. ... See full summary »
Nicholas is the eldest son of a wealthy suburban family, whose businesswoman mother makes deals from a helicopter and has an affair with her business partner. His cheerful, alcoholic father... See full summary »
In the Nineteenth Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper class Dimitri Gurov from Moscow meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog. Both have unhappy marriages: Dimitri ... See full summary »
In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last ... See full summary »
Originally conceived as both a stage and film production, it was filmed during its seven-week rehearsal period as a play. The theatre opening never took place, so the film version is all that's left. See more »
nothing new. at first sigh. a man. a woman. tension, fear, expectation, need of the other, shadows of past. at the second, the brilliant science of image. the remarkable performance of actors. the delicate - precise script.a film about search of sense. and about fall. about victory, light, hope and the fight against past.a Russian story but it is universal. because it is not complicate. the same need of sense is the prey of each day for many of us. a Mikhalkov film. another. but the purpose is the same - to translate the ordinary signs in images as key to viewer deep rooms of soul. touching, profound, almost cruel. beautiful because it is delicate honest work.must see it ! not for fame of its director but for the delicacy of images and acting.
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