An impressing war drama, a story of life and heroism of Naum Balapan – an academic psychiatrist, Doctor of Medicine, a chief doctor of the Sevastopol psychiatric hospital since 1922. With the help of his wife he saved innocent people during repressions and later during the Nazi occupation until his tragic death in 1942.
Production: Russia, 2020 Duration: 125 min Directed by: Roman Nesterenko Cast: Alexander Bargman, Anna Vartanyan, Dmitriy Gotsdiner, Igor Garbuzov, Alyona Kozyreva, Nikolay Serdcev, Artem Bolotovskii, Kristina Stefanovic, Vladimir Roganov, Olga Kalmykova, Svetlana Pavlova, Marina Denisova, Vasili Mishchenko, Yuriy Tsurilo
During the siege of Leningrad a Nazi bombshell destroyed the storage of Experimental medicine institute where deadly dangerous viruses were kept.
Severe winter weather prevents epidemy from outbreaking in the besieged city. But the spring is coming, and Leningrad faces the bacterial catastrophe. Doctor Maritskaya and an NKWD officer Andreew have only three days to save the city.
Production: Russia, 2017 Duration: 100 min. Directed by: Alexander Kasatkin Cast: Kirill Pletnev, Elena Lotova, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Yuri Itskov
Based on the novel by Tamara Zinberg “Seventh Symphony”
Siege of Leningrad, 1942. Despaired Nina Voronova can’t stand starvation and cold any longer. She evacuates from the city, leaving her little son in a deadly cold apartment.
He is found by Katya, an orphaned teenager girl from the next door, right before his house is destroyed by bombs.
Katya claims he’s her brother, and manages to get extra food provision from the district administration using boy’s certificate of birth. In the meantime she helps to nurse injured soldiers in the local hospital. One of them – Alexey Voronov – realizes the little boy is his son.
Production: Russia, 2019 Duration: 100 min.
Directed by: Vladimir Potapov Cast: Alina Sargina, Lev Girshov, Artem Bystrov, Vladimir Menshov, Nadezhda Markina
A small Russian town one year after the end of the Second World War. The country is gripped by poverty, but Stalinism is still strong. Sixteen years old girl Sasha tells on her mother who stole doughnuts in the Army canteen to feed the family, and the woman is sent to prison. But a treachery of an officer whom Sasha loves to distraction makes Sasha to realize the difference between propagandized ideology and human values.
The film has been included in the contest program of the International Film Festival in Montréal (2012).
Based on the same name novel by Fridrikh Gorenshtein
Included in the contest program of the International Film Festival in Montréal (2012)
Production: Russia, 2012 Duration: 123 min Directed by: Aleksandr Proshkin Cast: Victoria Romanenko, Rinal Mukhametov, Tatiana Yakovenko, Andrey Panin, Sergey Dreiden, Ekaterina Volkova, Victor Sukhorukov