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.
This film reflects on a modern fairy tale where the good fights the evil. Here we see two different aspects of the movie where realism is integrated with poetic fairy tales. A seven year ... See full summary »
If this movie is using real persons names, it shouldn't be so far from real facts. Sadly, it is from the very start, where Nicky faints during his wedding. Utter nonsense, as it is known that he was genuinely in love with Alix (that marriage did not made his mother happy as she hoped for better standing partner for him). It is funny to see ppl from Russia call Nicholas and Alexandra saints (they were a normal happy couple, just totally unfit for ruling, and victims of both their actions and historical events). Yet this movie really made even me angry. Why not take real facts which are interesting enough? Why make such a stupid script? Moreover, the actors don't resemble the people they are playing to the least.
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