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Kolatchi

Yegorka Kalatch is an ordinary guy from a Cossack family, his ancestors had been serving their mother country for centuries. Suddenly it turns out that he didn’t receive a draft notice. The whole family is shocked and tries to restore justice. As a result, Yegorka is accepted to the Kremlin regiment. The neighbours don’t believe it and demand proof that he really serves in Kremlin, let’s say, a photo of him with the president. Is it a ‘can do’ task for Yegor?

Production: Russia, 2011
Duration: 81 min.
Director: Nurbeck Egen
Cast: Vladimir Ilyin, Fyodor Dobronravov, Irina Kupchenko, Andrey Nazimov, Svetlana Permyakova

Gold Fish

The first post-war time. Two children were evacuated to Kyrgyzstan. They received a rough early life experience, and suddenly they childishly believed that the “magic” gold fish would help them to return their father, dying in hospital from serious injuries. But to become the owners of the precious fish, they should not only find unimaginable amount of money, but also get in good with the local Kyrgyz boys, who are not ready to accept strangers.

Country: Russia, 2015
Duration: 85 min
Directed by: Aleksandr Galibin
Cast: Ivan Egorov, Yaroslav Efremenko, Maria Biork, Vladimir Verevochkin

Beat the Enemy!

World War II is raging on the Eastern front but the soldier Nikanor is sent to Siberia: not as a prisoner, but as a leader of a motley group of entertainers who travel from village to village giving agitprop concerts to the locals – deported people from all over the USSR. They perform little sketches and play films. Still, Big Brother is watching and when the entertainers encounter a strange man in the woods there is trouble brewing. One of the performers falls in love with the mysterious backwoodsman, but he is under strict supervision, too.

Production: Russia, 2007
Duration: 127 min.
Director: Vitaly Melnikov
Cast: Victor Sukhorukov, Kirill Pirogov, Natalya Tkachenko, Anna Danilova, Nikita Leitland, Aleksey Devotchenko, Ludmila Zaytseva, Oksana Mysina

Angel’s Aisle

The action takes place in Soviet Russia and in Finland, in 1924-1939. Maxim, a son of a priest and a young commissar, has a secret mission to liquidate Finnish general on a monastery island. Living through a tragic spiritual regeneration and repentance Maxim finds assassination impossible.

This film tries to answer complicated morality questions on foolishness of war, on hatred, murder and human need for faith, love and repentance.

Production: Russia, 2008
Duration: 92 min.
Director: Nikolay Dreyden
Cast: Aleksey Morozov, Emilia Spivak, Artur Vakha, Tapani Perttu, Dmitry Lysenkov, Vitaly Kovalenko, Ekaterina Novikova

 

Passenger

The year 1882. Russian clipper ship “Smely” (“The Brave”) is on his way from San Francisco to Hong-Kong. Russian consul asks it’s Captain to take a passenger on board. She is going to Hong-Kong in order to meet her husband from America.
Despite among seamen a woman on ship is strongly associated with troubles, the all the crewmen are completely enchanted and meet young lady with honors. Her charming beauty and modesty bring great fuss into hasteless way of life of stern men, and this even cause two midshipmen to quarrel.
For the time being no one knows that a husband of young lady is burned out on speculations with gold diggings.

Based on Konstantin Stanukovich’s similarly named story

Production: Russia, 2008
Duration: 95 min.
Director: Stanislav Govoruhin
Cast: Anna Gorshkova, Viktor Suhorukov, Ivan Agapov, Sergey Batalov, Marat Basharov, Yuriy Gorbach, Fedor Dobronravov, Nikita Efremov, Petr Zaichenko, Aleksei Koryakov, Roman Madyanov, Michail Mironov, Sergey Nikonenko, Irina Pegova, Stanislav Govoruhin