Theory of cinema: from Eisenstein to Tarkovskyby ps-force | created - 28 Oct 2018 | updated - 28 Oct 2018 | Public
List of movies mentioned in the book
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1. Alexander Nevsky (1938)
Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights.
5. The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)
153 min | Drama
In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it's termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, Nikolai, a teacher has got it, and it's not much fun.
6. Assa (1987)
153 min | Crime, Drama, History
ASSA is set in Crimea during the winter in the mid eighties. A young musician (Bananan) falls for mobster's (Krymov) young mistress (Alika). The parallel story line involves an 18th century... See full summary »
7. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War
Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.
8. Bezhin lug (1937)
31 min | Short, Drama
A Soviet farmer's son, who is working at a Kolchos is killed by his father, who wants to burn the fields of the Kolchos to damage the Soviet Society.
9. White Sun of the Desert (1970)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
At the end of the Russian Civil War, Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov is ordered to guard the harem of a Caspian Sea guerrilla leader.
12. Bratya Karamazovy (1969)
232 min | Drama
Three brothers, one spiritual and living at a monastery, the other - a gambler, and the third - an intellectual, work out their problems in 19th century Russia.
13. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.
Votes: 50,314 | Gross: $0.05M
15. It Was in May (1970 TV Movie)
115 min | Drama, War
A few days after the unconditional surrender of German troops, a group of Soviet soldiers is billeted at a farmyard which the war somehow never seems to have reached. This apparently ... See full summary »
17. The Great Dictator (1940)
Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
18. Vesna na Zarechnoy ulitse (1956)
96 min | Drama, Romance
A newly appointed Russian literature teacher develops a strong connection with one of her flagging students.
19. The Burglar (1987)
90 min | Drama
13-year-old Semyon is stuck in between of lifestyles of his father, who has a drinking problem, and nonconformity of his older brother, rock musician.
24. Hamlet (1964)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama
When the king of Denmark dies suddenly, his son, crown prince Hamlet, returns home to find that his uncle Claudius has usurped the throne and married Hamlet's recently widowed mother. Then, one night, Hamlet is visited by his father's ghost who commands him to avenge his murder at the hands of Claudius.
26. Twenty Days Without War (1977)
101 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the 20-day leave, war correspondent Lopatin travels by train to the distant city of Tashkent. It's very far from the front but the war seems to be present in people's minds even there.
27. The Wild Child (1970)
G | 83 min | Drama
In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.
Votes: 7,130 | Gross: $1.81M
28. The Dictator (1922)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Pursued by a cab driver for an unpaid fare, a millionaire's son, Brooke Travers ( Wallace Reid ), hides on a steamer, and both men find themselves en route to South America, where they are ... See full summary »
Votes: 10 | Gross: $0.14M
31. Don Kikhot (1957)
PG | 110 min | Drama
Senor Quexana has read so many books on chivalry that he believes that he is the knight Don Quixote de la Mancha. So Don Quixote sets off on his horse, accompanied by his squire Sancho ... See full summary »
32. Hedgehog in the Fog (1975)
11 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A little hedgehog, on the way to visit his friend the bear, gets lost in thick fog, where horses, dogs and even falling leaves take on a terrifying new aspect.
33. The Sacrifice (1986)
PG | 149 min | Drama
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.
Votes: 21,879 | Gross: $0.30M
34. Zhivye i myortvye (1964)
201 min | Drama, War
Journalist Ivan Sintsov news of the treacherous attack by Nazi Germany during the catches of southern vacation. As a war correspondent, he becomes a witness to the difficult events of the first months of the war - many departures in 1941.
38. I Am Twenty (1965)
189 min | Drama
Following three lifelong friends who return to Moscow after military service, we see their aspirations juxtaposed against everyday life in 1960 Soviet Union.
42. The Mirror (1975)
G | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Votes: 35,779 | Gross: $0.18M
44. Ivan (1932)
83 min | Drama
A young farmer and his lazy father try to help with the construction of the Dniprohes, but he learns that strength is not enough for a worker and joins the Communist party.
45. Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944)
Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the early part of his reign, Ivan the Terrible faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people.
46. Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War