Epic Soviet era masterpiece depicting the unshakable bonds of love, friendship & duty amid the horror of war. Two friends-both officers-are in love with the same woman. Through the Russian ... See full summary »
Late for the last commuter train and reluctant to spend the night outdoors, two young men trick a family into letting them stay in their apartment: one of them insists that he's the illegitimate son of the man who owns the apartment.
A 1973 Soviet twelve-part television series, directed by Tatyana Lioznova and based on the novel of the same title by Yulian Semyonov. The series portrays the exploits of Maxim Isaev, a ... See full summary »
Maxim Perepelitsa is a cheerful, mischievous and resourceful young man from a Ukrainian village. He loves to make up stories and invent practical jokes. When he is drafted into the Russian Army, he doesn't stop his antics.
Like most of films from Europe, especially from former USSR and today Russia, this one also sets focus on destiny of man, his inner struggle and his duty.
What is usually called a "spy" is much more like sensitive data collection, and like it or not, 90% of that intelligence can be obtained through legal and publicly available medias, like newspapers, television and various publications.
This is nothing like James Bond movies (it is very interesting that only few people realized occult elements in that serial, for 007 was created in memory of John Dee 1527-1609).
Also, all KGB operatives and officers had at least university degree, real one and not like US quiz-college.
They did a fine job, and they were more gentlemen (they were educated) than their counterparts from CIA/MI-6 which were mostly creating crisis and wars since their creation. Thanks to them, number of fascist plots of CIA/MI-6 were foiled.
I read couple of reviews from US viewers, and it is interesting they came back for this old movie just to write something stupid about Putin.
Are there any movies from Kenya, so people could mention Obama?
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