Russia

Beanpole

In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, intensely bonded after fighting side by side as anti-aircraft gun...

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Bullet Collector

Bullet Collector is the powerful debut of Russian director Alexander Vartanov. A unique and visually...

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Commissar

Commissar

At last on DVD - Aleksandr Askoldov's Commissar assumes its overdue place as a milestone of characte...

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Chess Fever

A Keaton-esque comedy in which a young man's passion for the game threatens to wreck his marriage.

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Hipsters

Moscow 1955. Stalin has been dead two years, but not even Khrushchev's thaw can prevent Komsomol sho...

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Citizen K

Oscar®-winning writer/director Alex Gibney’s revelatory Citizen Kis an intimate yet sweepi...

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Dead Man's Bluff

A Molotov cocktail of gruesome carnage, eccentric characters, and off-beat humor, Dead Man's Bluff ...

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Andrei Tarkovsky's Nostalghia

NOSTALGHIA is Andrei Tarkovsky's brooding late masterpiece, a darkly poetic vision of exile. It was ...

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Poisoned by Polonium

The Litvinenko File exposes the truth behind a crime that shocked the world and provoked a war of wo...

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Battleship Potemkin

For eight decades, Sergei Eisenstein's 1925 masterpiece has remained the most influential silent fil...

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Putin's Kiss

PUTIN'S KISS portrays contemporary life in Russia through the story of Masha, a 19 year-old girl who...

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Ashik Kerib (remastered)

From Sergei Paradjanov, one of the most acclaimed and experimental directors of the Soviet cinema, c...

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Russian Ark

Russian Ark is shot from the point-of-view of an unseen narrator, as he explores the museum and trav...

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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

One of the landmarks of 1960's world cinema in a new transfer that restores Shadows of Forgotten Anc...

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A Slave of Love

While awaiting the arrival of her missing co-star husband on the set of a Russian film, silent film...

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Faust (Alexander Sokurov)

From acclaimed director Alexander Sokurov (RUSSIAN ARK, THE SUN), FAUST is an hallucinatory period p...

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Mother and Son

In this painterly chamber drama, Sokurov brings time to a near standstill to reveal a tale of love, ...

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Mantra: Sounds Into Silence

An uplifting documentary exploring the growing music and social phenomenon of chanting Mantras.

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Strike

The first feature film by the director of Battleship Potemkin, Sergei Eisenstein’s STRIKE is a...

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Sunrise/Sunset

The daily life of the Dalai Lama is brought home with remarkable intimacy in Sunrise/Sunset. Granted...

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Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

No ballet has such appeal as Swan Lake, a haunting fable of a young man’s naïveté ...

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Moscow Does Not Believe In Tears

A wonderful and insightful romantic comedy, MOSCOW DOES NOT BELIEVE IN TEARS is a charming story of ...

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The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

Exploding the myth that the Soviet silent cinema was limited to political propaganda, Yuri Zhelyabuz...

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The Return

In this hauntingly beautiful drama two brothers lives are forever changed when the father who abando...

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The Banishment

A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city in&nb...

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The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

A boisterous comedy satirizing Soviet life and filmmaking in the 1920s. The greatest work of Zhelyab...

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The Legend of Suram Fortress (remastered)

The Legend of Suram Fortress is a dazzling film by visionary director Sergei Paradjanov

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The Rider Named Death

Steely, elegant Georges (Andrei Panin) leads a DIY underground death squad carrying out fanatical at...

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

Sneaking down at night to tend her doll, Masha is swept up in a magical transformation where the Chr...

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Mad Love: The Films of Evgeni Bauer

Cinematic poet Evgeni Bauer combined the technical virtuosity of D.W. Griffith with the terror of Ed...

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The Second Circle

Returning to the marriage of minimalism and sense of deep bereavement he is known for, Sokurov prese...

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The Sun

The final portrait in a series on the lives of dictators by Alexander Sokurov, THE SUN is a re-imagi...

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Harvest Time

Winner of a Golden Plaque award at the Chicago International Film Festival "for its complex and poet...

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Hard to be a God

When legendary Russian auteur Aleksei German died in 2013, he left behind this extraordinary final f...

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The Vanished Empire

Emotionally acute, grittily realistic, and surprisingly lyrical, THE VANISHED EMPIRE is a "wise, ele...

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Que Viva Mexico!

Eisenstein's epic celebration of Mexico's history and people was never completed due to financial pr...

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Early Russian Cinema, Vol. 7: Evgeni Bauer

These three films by the magnificent and macabre Evgeni Bauer reveal the distinctive eroticism and d...

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Early Russian Cinema, Vol. 3: Starewicz’s Fantasies

Featuring 3 surviving films from director Ladislas Starevich, including The Dragonfly and the Ant (1...

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Early Russian Cinema, Vol. 1 and 2: Beginnings/Folklore and Legend

This two-volume set features a half-dozen selection of some of Russia’s earliest cinematic pro...

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Ward No. 6

A bold contemporary adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s legendary short story, WARD NO. 6 chronicle...

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Winter Evening in Gagry

A down on his luck dance coach is unexpectedly given a second chance on life after he is falsely pro...

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Man With A Movie Camera

This dawn-to-dusk view of the Soviet Union offers a montage of urban Russian life, showing the peopl...

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Without Witness

While watching TV at home alone, a woman receives a visit from her now remarried ex-husband. But as ...

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