Based on a novel by Leonid Yuzefovich.
Perm, Siberia, 1918. The Central Siberian White Guard Corps under the command of a young general Anatoliy Pepelyaev have taken the city. The army is exhausted and running short on supplies. The General tasks the Permian merchants with collecting the money needed for the survival of the army much to their dismay. Madame Chagina, a rich widow answers the call and presents general with a massive diamond… only to have it mysteriously disappear the next day. Recently sentenced to death Red Army investigator Andrei Murzin is brought in to find the precious contribution. Murzin must find the diamond in exchange for a chance to save his life.
Production: Russia, 2015
Duration: 100 min.
Directed by: Sergey Snezhkin
Cast: Maksim Matveev, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Ilya Noskov, Evgeniy Dyatlov, Konstantin Vorobyov, Arthur Wakha, Yuriy Itskov, Igor Chernevich, Sergey Peregudov
“Secrets of the Palace Revolutions” is a big historical project, directed by Svetlana Druzhinina – an acknowledged Russian director, best known for the trilogy “Gardemariny”.
After Emperor Peter I killed his only heir prince Alexey and issued the Decree of Succession, which provided that the Tsar would choose his own successor. But Peter I himself failed to do so before his death in 1725.
In the decades that followed, the absence of clear rules of succession left the monarchy open to intrigues, plots, coups, and countercoups.
The series has 10 Films, and follows the reign of Romanov dynasty during the Era of The era of Palace Revolutions.
Production: Russia, 2001-2016
Duration: 10 films
Director: Svetlana Druzhinina
A powerful period drama about military attaché of the Russian Empire in France, assigned to treasure a fabulous sum of government funds just before the Russian Emperor’s abdication and the revolution bursts out. He gets pursued by bounty hunters, but is determined to bring the money back to motherland. Would he discharge his duty having no more friends to trust, no more family to get support, and direst danger staring in the face of his sweetheart?
Production: Russia, 2009
Duration: 112 min.
Director: Andrey Razenkov
Cast: Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Kseniya Kutepova, Amaliya Mordvinova, Valerii Barinov, Yuozas Budraitis, Ekaterina Vasil’eva, Igor’ Gordin, Mihail Gorevoi, Lyubomiras Laucyavichus
A biography of a great Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, a story of his relationships with the most important women in his life: an opera singer Jenny Lind and an admiral daughter Henrietta. Andersen had tried to gain love of one of them, and doubted the sincerity of the other.
Production: Russia, 2006
Duration: 137 min.
Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov
Cast: Liya Akhedzhakova, Alena Babenko, Ivan Kharatyan, Sergey Migitsko, Stanislav Ryadinskiy, Evgeniya Krjykova, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Oleg Tabakov
TV-series based on a real story that took place during hard times of Russian history. This TV-project illustrates truly unique historical events related to the epoch-making landmark – the transition from the 19th to the 20th century.
During this period the ghost of revolution haunted Europe while different conflicts, cultural and political matters and state-to-state relations were settled by only a handful of oligarchs including Savva Morozov. This theatrical patron not only shared his personal wealth by donating thousands rubles to Stanislavsky’s theatre, but also by financing the revolution.
The series is a hot-shot cocktail of adventure, love story and thriller. Energized and thrilling, the plot will keep audiences guessing until the very end!
Production: Russia, 2007
Duration: 2×90 min. or 4х50 min.
Director: Ilya Makarov, Oleg Safaraliev
Cast: Sergey Vexler, Yevgeniya Krukova, Yevgeniya Dobrovolskaya, Rimma Markova, Alexey Osipov, Dmitry Nagiev, Ilya Bledniy, Valeriy Yeremeko
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
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