With Sovkino (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927)
95 min | Drama, History
In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »
2. Old and New (1929)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama
100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.
3. The New Babylon (1929)
120 min | Drama, History
In the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Paris Commune was established in 1871 against the rich and the powerful, and violently repressed by the army that remained faithful to a ... See full summary »
4. The Marriage Circle (1924)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy
Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has had... See full summary »
Votes: 990 | Gross: $0.81M
5. Bed and Sofa (1927)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
A married couple have a small apartment in Moscow. When an old friend of the husband's arrives in the city, he is unable to find lodgings. Kolia, the husband, invites his friend to move in with them.
6. Fragment of an Empire (1929)
96 min | Drama
A story of a man who loses his memory during the First World War, regains it 10 years after the Russian Revolution and returns home to a new and alien St. Petersburg.
7. The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History
In May 1913 the Romanov Dynasty celebrates its 300th anniversary at the Russian throne. The last emperor in the long line is Tsar Nicholas II. He rules over a country with huge social and ... See full summary »
8. Women of Ryazan (1927)
67 min | Drama
Orphan Anna lives with her aunt Aliona in the Russian district of Ryazan. One day, they meet Wassily and his son Ivan. In order to marry off his son, Wassily organizes a meeting with all ... See full summary »
11. S.V.D. - Soyuz velikogo dela (1927)
76 min | Drama, History
Right before the Decembrist Revolt 1825 a chevalier of fortune decides that it's time for a game. But on whom make a bet? He asks the cards. But he's not the only one who makes the choice.
13. Prividenie, kotoroe ne vozvrashchaetsya (1930)
67 min | Drama
"The Ghost That Never Returns" is an outstanding Soviet film by Abram Room, the director of Bed and Sofa (1927). Released to little notice in 1930, it joins other very late silents to show ... See full summary »
18. Sonny Boy (I) (1929)
70 min | Comedy
On the eve of her divorce, a mother enlists her sister's aid in smuggling her young son out of the house, fearing that she will lose custody of him and hides out in the apartment of her ... See full summary »
24. Katerina Izmailova (1927)
87 min | Drama
Katerina murders her husband and her father-in-law. She and her new beau are both sent to Siberia, where the lover almost immediately takes up with a younger woman.
25. The Last Attraction (1929)
79 min | Drama
A travelling circus troupe during the Civil War. A kommissar tries to transfer the wagon into an agit-prop van. The Whites conquer the town. The kommissar hides among the artists.
28. Parizhskiy sapozhnik (1928)
In a small town all the young people are living the best time of their lives all happy and gay. ...but among all that, a girl tells a boy that she's expecting a baby.
29. Demon of the Steppes (1926)
During the Civil War following the Bolshevik Revolution, a Red cavalry officer is warned by a staffer from headquarters about his dangerous attraction to the female leader of a band of Cossacks, a violent woman who is aroused by killing.
38. Podvig vo l'dah (1928)
71 min | Documentary
"Heroic Deed Among the Ice" ("Podvig vo I'dah" in Russian) is a 1928 Soviet silent documentary film. It is also known as "Exploit on the Ice" and "Ice-Breaker Kras(s)in". This film is the ... See full summary »
40. Dom v sugrobakh (1928)
49 min | Drama
The civil war has paralyzed the lives of many common people in Saint-Petersburg. Living in the same house, different families cope with the situation very differently.
49. Katka-bumazhnyy ranet (1926)
74 min | Drama
Paper rennet is a sort of apples a pregnant girl sells illegally to make her living in the city. There is a story of two people saving each to overcome all obstacles and there are another two people ending their story in a crime.