Third film in the Neulovimye mstiteli (1967) trilogy. This time the action is set in 1923/24 and the heroes Danya, Yasha, Ksanya and Valeri have joined the Cheka and take an active part ... See full summary »
A very good cop tries to catch a very insidious and extremely clever serial car thief. The bitter irony is that the thief is not very clever, absolutely not insidious, and moreover - a virtuous person and his friend.
Three men vacation on a deserted beach near The Black Sea, trying to get away from women and society. However, two women arrive and try to claim the vacation spot as their own. The groups scheme to run each other off the beach.
A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless headpiece of Alexander the Great during an archaeological expedition. But after ... See full summary »
After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a ... See full summary »
A version of a story about four youngsters who become heroes in the Russian Civil War. Danka, orphaned son of a Red Army agent, whose father was tortured and executed by the warlord Lyuty before his eyes, and his sister Ksanka join Valerka, a former schoolboy, and Yashka, a devil-may-care gypsy. They make a pledge of mutual assistance, determined to exact revenge on the bandits who are bringing so much suffering to peaceful villagers. The friends then embark on a series of daring adventures.Written by
Ulf Kjell Gür
My feelings while watching this movie? Guilty pleasure from observing this completely stupid, deceitful, calculated workpiece. Movie is full of Bolshevik ideology disguised as entertainment, fun and thrill, it steals aesthetics, situations, dialogues, characters and actions from westerns. Each villain wears no black top-hat and cutaway but Cossack uniform. Lively scenes are interlaced with idyllic takes or "profound" chit-chat - spectacular sentences pronounced by twelve year kids. Aim of this movie? Nothing more and nothing other than brainwashing. Copingstone - heroes riding away into giant, sanguine falling sun - made me laugh.
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