A modern take on the classic novel by Alexander Poushkine. Vladimir is a successful banker and a regular at trendy night clubs. Masha is a diligent graduate of a British college and a ... See full summary »
The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering... See full summary »
USSR, June 1985. Based on actual events. After contact with the Salyut 7 space station is lost, cosmonauts Vladimir Dzhanibekov and Viktor Savinykh dock with the empty, frozen craft, and bring her back to life.
In developing the script was attended by over 10 writers, among whom were American and French, but in the end the author became a writer Aleksandr Terekhov, is the winner of "Big Book" and "National Bestseller". See more »
The sets and costumes are reason alone for watching this movie. It's amazingly produced. If you accept the story is a melodramatic exaggeration of the facts then it's exciting and entertaining. One flaw is the cast Nicky and Alix don't look much like the people they are playing. Just accept it as a fantasy version of history and you'll have a good time. The subtitles are hard to read.
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