With Dovzhenko Film Studios (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
97 min | Drama, Romance
A timeless Carpathian story - the young Ivan falls in love with the daughter of his father's killer among the Hutsul people of Ukraine.
3. Jack and the Beanstalk (1974)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young peasant boy named Jack climbs a giant beanstalk and stumbles upon a city in the clouds ruled by an evil queen.
4. Pilot Pirx's Inquest (1979)
95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The movie is about "finite nonlinears," robots that closely resemble human beings but are even more perfect than humans. They are intended to eventually replace human beings in space ... See full summary »
7. Flower on the Stone (1962)
71 min | Drama
Set in a mining town in the Donets Basin, it centers on a clash between the political establishment and a religious cult which infiltrates the community.
8. Vechir na Ivana Kupala (1968)
71 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Piotr is a modest farmhand living in an impoverished village in some unspecified long ago era. He wants to marry the lovely Pidorka, but her stern father won't hear of it. Luckily, the ... See full summary »
9. Bilyy ptakh z chornoyu oznakoyu (1971)
99 min | Drama, War
Colourful 'optimistic tragedy' of a poor family in Ukraine, living in the Carpathian mountains near the Romanian border, during the Second World War. Five sons of the family make up the ... See full summary »
10. Propala hramota (1972)
79 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A Soviet musical-tragicomedy film by Dovzhenko Film Studios in Kyiv. The movie is considered a pearl of Soviet and Ukrainian cinema. The film is based on the novella by Nikolay Gogol.
11. Za dvoma zaytsiamy (1961)
77 min | Comedy, Musical
Madcap comedy set in early 20th century Kyiv about a barber whose fondness for drink, gambling, and women lead to bankruptcy. He marries an ugly rich woman to solve his financial woes, but pines for a virtuous beauty who despises him.
12. Vavilon XX (1980)
100 min | Drama
The small town of Vavilon hears of the recent Russian Revolution, but attempts to communize it are met with resistance from the rich people living in the town. The Red Army finally puts down the resistance.
13. Lisova pisnya. Mavka (1981)
83 min | Fantasy
Mavka, a water nymph, loves Lukash, a country youth. Their brief happiness ends when Lukash is forced to marry the shrewish Kilina. The Spirit of the Forest turns Lukash into a wolf as ... See full summary »
15. Svadba (1973)
R | 91 min | Drama, War
Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.
16. Legenda o knyagine Olge (1984)
170 min | Drama, History
The film is a poetic adaptation of a series of stories (oral and written) about Princess Olga of Kievan Rus at the start of the 11th century.
17. Olesya (1971)
81 min | Drama
The movie is based on Aleksandr kuprin's novel in the movie a girl named olesya who externmented from the city by the society because they assumed she is a witch and her existence is not ... See full summary »
19. Letayushchiy korabl (1960)
60 min | Fantasy
Ukrainian folk tale. The hero of the story, Kotigoroschko sets off on an arduous journey to find his sister Olenka, who has been kidnapped by an evil dragon.
22. Lisova pisnya (1961)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Mavka loves Lukash,. Their brief happiness ends when Lukash is forced to marry the shrewish Kilina. The Spirit of the Forest turns Lukash into a wolf as punishment. The strength of Mavka's love breaks the spell, but Kilina curses Mavka.
26. Andriesh (1954)
63 min | Family
The first feature film by Paradjanov, which, presumably, is a relatively mainstream fairy tale about a young shepherd called Andriesh.
28. Beginning of an Unknown Era (1967)
73 min | Drama, History
Three unconnected episodes united by a common theme: the establishment of the Soviet rule in Russia during the civil war of the early 1920s. Depicts dramatic events in simple lives of peasants and soldiers.
164 min | Adventure, Fantasy
The plane of the American pilot has got lost in time. The pilot has got to an era of the nice king Artur. Here he is fated to meet legendary knights of the Round table and artful to Morgan ... See full summary »
34. Vysokyy pereval (1982– )
131 min | Drama, War
Yaroslava "Slavka" Petryn, avid communist whose family was torn apart by World War II returns to her village as a party leader only to find that her family are among nationalists which terrorize the village.
37. Return from Orbit (1984)
89 min | Sci-Fi
An accident occurs on an orbital space station, as a result of which the ship's commander is seriously injured. He must be urgently delivered to Earth and testing must be continued. It can only be done by the crew of Kuznetsov-Mukhin.
39. Sovist (1968)
75 min | Drama, War
The story is set in a small village during the German occupation of Ukraine. When one of the local partisans kills a German officer, the occupants vow to kill the whole village if the perpetrator is not found and delivered to them.
47. A Strip of Uncut Wild Flowers (1980)
88 min | Drama, Family
A fatherless rebel boy keeps running away from the same special school each time he's caught. Reality mingles with his imagination throughout his odyssey in the look for a home, while wanting ever more to visit his heroic uncle Vanya.
48. Kaminnyy khrest (1968)
80 min | Drama
The Stone Cross (Kaminnyy khrest, 1968), based on two short stories ("The Stone Cross" and "The Thief," both published in 1900) by Galician novelist Vasyl Stefanyk.
50. Ovod (1980 TV Movie)
210 min | Drama
Historical drama about Italian struggle for independence in 19th century, centers around young revolutionaries and the difficult choices they have to make. Very emotionally charged plot.