Action & AdventureOn 22 June 1941 the German war Axis invades the Soviet Union. By the late autumn Sevastopol, a strategic port in the Crimea on the Black Sea, was the only objective not yet in Axis hands. The break out of war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to join in the defiant defence of Sevastopol. Enlisting in the army and undertaking brief sniper training, Lyudmila soon finds herself on the front lines. It quickly becomes evident that Lyudmila is a natural-born sniper, exhibiting impressive skill and prowess, proving her immense value to the Red Army. Her 309 kills is a testament to her sniping marksmanship, making her the number one female sniper of WWII, beating the tallies of many of her male compatriots.
Action & AdventurePasha has regular nightmares about an underground world full of monsters and demons. When he sees a girl from his dreams on the street he follows her only to walk into the world of his nightmares. He is introduced to a world of vampires, witches and werewolves and the secret society of Guardians that protect mankind from them. When he discovers the demon world is planning to take over ours he teams up with the Night Watchmen on a mission to save the world. Pasha is about to discover that nightmares can be very real!
DramaA female commissar named Vavilova has to leave her detachment for a while. She is expecting a baby… Staying with the Jewish family of a petty artisan, who has many children of his own, and observing the everyday life of those poor but always ready to help people, Madame Vavilova, as she is called by the head of the family, Yefim Magazannik, discovers a hitherto unknown to her world of human joys, the happy pleasures of motherhood and family life. But soon she has to return to the realities of war and leave her newborn son with her new friends…
RussianA Wizard promised his wife that he would become an ordinary man, but how can he do it? This will be the very last fairytale that will make kings kind and generous, help an old court lady find her first love and turn a bear into the Prince charming.
Kids & FamilyThere is a Russian saying: “To go through fire, water and brass pipes”, which means to endure severe trials, to acquire vast life experience, to gain many impressions and steel one’s will. The film’s main hero, Vasya, went one day to the wood to burn coal. And there, in a clearing, he met Alyonushka who was grazing her pet goat. But Kashchei the Immortal’s underlings kidnapped the girl right before Vasya’s eyes. In search of his beloved, Vasya literally went through fire and water. But the most difficult trial was to withstand the fanfares of brass trumpets, the glaring lights of glory…
DramaOn December 7th 1988 Armenia was hit by a massive earthquake that claimed the lives of 25,000 people and destroyed several cities. On the day of the quake, two men arrive in their home town only to be caught up in the terrible events and must work together to rescue as many people as they can before the aftershocks hit. 'Earthquake' is a thrilling true story about loss, survival and the courage ordinary people can show under extraordinary circumstances.
DramaA girl from another dimension uses a mysterious function - The RANDOM - to materialize in our world and perform a certain mission. She does not know the aim, she follows her intuition and absolute trust in the Game. On her way to the town she meets different people... those who she has to help... and those who she would better not meet. A pregnant girl with an amazing gift... An insurance agent exploring his dark side... A policewoman dancing flamenco... A man trying to find his daughter he left 20 years ago. Their roles are not random either, in this game called The RANDOM.
Sci-Fi & FantasyThough the main focus of the story is the daily lives of a small group of people during the post-war Soviet Union, the enduring importance of the film comes from its early science fiction elements. It primarily tells of a young man, Los (Russian: Лось, literally Elk), traveling to Mars in a rocket ship, where he leads a popular uprising against the ruling group of Elders, with the support of Queen Aelita who has fallen in love with him after watching him through a telescope.
RussianA screen adaptation of the novel of the same name by Soviet writer Mikhail Sholokhov, a Nobel Prize winner. The film depicts the destinies of the Don Cossacks during the First World War and the Civil War in Russia. Cossack Grigory Melekhov lives in a village of Veshenskaya. He is in love with Aksynia, but on his father’s insistence, has to marry another girl. Finding out about his love affair with Aksynia, his young wife leaves home. Shortly before the war, Grigory and his beloved also leave the farm. While on the Austrian front, Grigory learns of the Czar’s abdication and of the end of the war. He is on his way home where Aksynia must be waiting for him.
Kids & FamilyThe film is based on Russian folk tales.
After serving in the army, a soldier is returning home. In an enchanted forest he meets Ivanushka whose mother, Maria the Wonderful Weaver, has been stolen by the evil, treacherous and elusive Tsar Vodokrut XIII. The brave soldier decides to help Ivanushka. In search of the boy’s mother, he will traverse with him the enchanted forest and will go down to the sea bottom…