Adequacy is relative. Vitalik, the main character of the movie, seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks ... See full summary »
French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they ... See full summary »
Eight-hour epic based on the book of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre... See full summary »
In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »
After policeman Aleksandr Hlystov receives an old photo of poet Esenin's dead body just taken out of a loop he immediately begins an investigation, not an official one, but he tries to ... See full summary »
Master and Margarita (2005) is a Menippean film based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. Set in Moscow under Stalin and in Jerusalem under Pilate, it has several story-lines ... See full summary »
Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last ... See full summary »
it is not gives explanations. only old and almost fragile theories. it is not more than picture of a period, exercise to present characters, relations, to create a convincing fresco for the Pushkin life and end. far to be great, it is only a decent movie, out of remarkable virtues but far by huge errors. a sketch, a homage , with same Russian care for details and atmosphere, with subtle science to build an almost touching story. Sergey Bezrukov does an interesting work in lead role and this fact makes the film more than a documentary-drama. but something missing and this lost ingredient is the cause who transforms it only in an other new biographic Russian film. the theme is generous and the subject seductive. in this case, the noble intentions are axis of all. but it is only a beginning.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?