With Artkino Pictures (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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A super-stylized, surreal biography of Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova, whose life is depicted through non-narrative amalgamations of poetic images.

Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Sofiko Chiaureli, Melkon Alekyan, Vilen Galstyan, Gogi Gegechkori

Votes: 8,283

2. Alexander Nevsky (1938)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights.

Directors: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitriy Vasilev | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov, Dmitriy Orlov

Votes: 10,134

3. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)

97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.0
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A timeless Carpathian story - the young Ivan falls in love with the daughter of his father's killer among the Hutsul people of Ukraine.

Director: Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Ivan Mikolaychuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatyana Bestayeva, Spartak Bagashvili

Votes: 5,676

4. The Steamroller and the Violin (1961)

46 min | Drama

7.4
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Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally ... See full summary »

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Igor Fomchenko, Vladimir Zamanskiy, Natalya Arkhangelskaya, Marina Adzhubei

Votes: 5,225

5. Letter Never Sent (1960)

Not Rated | 80 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Four geologists search for diamonds in the wilderness of Siberia.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Samoylova, Vasiliy Livanov, Evgeniy Urbanskiy

Votes: 2,861

6. Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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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.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Serafima Birman, Mikhail Nazvanov

Votes: 8,689

7. Crime and Punishment (1970)

221 min | Drama

7.9
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Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-law student, kills an old pawnbroker and her sister, perhaps for money, perhaps to prove a theory about being above the law. He comes to police attention ... See full summary »

Director: Lev Kulidzhanov | Stars: Georgiy Taratorkin, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Bedova, Viktoriya Fyodorova

Votes: 931

8. Twelve Chairs (1971)

PG-13 | 159 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Two gentlemen of fortune from the times of Imperial Russia are looking for an uncountable treasure at the dawn of the Soviet Union age.

Director: Leonid Gaidai | Stars: Archil Gomiashvili, Sergey Filippov, Mikhail Pugovkin, Natalya Krachkovskaya

Votes: 5,520

9. The Forty-First (1956)

88 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.5
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An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Izolda Izvitskaya, Oleg Strizhenov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Nikolai Dupak

Votes: 1,330

10. Murderers Among Us (1946)

85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII.

Director: Wolfgang Staudte | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Elly Burgmer, Erna Sellmer, Hilde Adolphi

Votes: 1,910

11. Father of a Soldier (1964)

87 min | Drama, War

8.6
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An old man goes to visit his wounded son in a hospital, but it turns out that he's already been released and is back on the front lines. Reluctant to return home empty-handed, he tries to follow and find him.

Director: Rezo Chkheidze | Stars: Sergo Zakariadze, Vladimir Privaltsev, Aleksandr Nazarov, Aleksandr Lebedev

Votes: 3,762

12. Skanderbeg (1953)

95 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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This is the true story of the National Hero of Albanians, George Kastrioti Scanderbeg, from his birth to his death. 1405-1468. Based mainly upon the monk writer Marin Barleti, the movie ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Akaki Khorava, Besa Imami, Adivie Alibali, Semyon Sokolovsky

Votes: 583

13. The Fall of Berlin (1950)

167 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Surrounded by a few party officials, Alexei Ivanov, a stakhanovist smelter, is decorated by Stalin. The "Little Father of the Peoples" takes this opportunity to invoke threats of war.... ... See full summary »

Director: Mikheil Chiaureli | Stars: Mikheil Gelovani, Boris Andreyev, Vladimir Savelev, Marina Kovalyova

Votes: 386

14. Voskreseniye (1960)

Not Rated | 152 min | Drama

7.6
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Katusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Nekludov. Nekludov finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Shvejtser | Stars: Tamara Syomina, Evgeniy Matveev, Pavel Massalsky, Viktor Kulakov

Votes: 101

15. The Lady with the Dog (1960)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In the Nineteenth Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper class Dimitri Gurov from Moscow meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog. Both have unhappy marriages: Dimitri ... See full summary »

Director: Iosif Kheifits | Stars: Iya Savvina, Aleksey Batalov, Nina Alisova, Galina Barysheva

Votes: 878

16. Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964)

74 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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A satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer camp.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Evgeniy Evstigneev, Arina Aleynikova, Ilya Rutberg, Lidiya Smirnova

Votes: 2,369

17. Beware of the Car (1966)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.1
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A very good cop tries to catch a very insidious and extremely clever serial car thief. The bitter irony is that the thief is not very clever, absolutely not insidious, and moreover - a virtuous person and his friend.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Anatoliy Papanov

Votes: 4,470

18. Sadko (1953)

79 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Arriving home to find his native land under the yoke of corrupt merchants, an adventurer named Sadko sets sail in search of a mythical bird of happiness.

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Sergey Stolyarov, Alla Larionova, Ninel Myshkova, B. Surovtsev

Votes: 928

19. King Lear (1970)

PG | 140 min | Drama

8.1
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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Kozintsev, Iosif Shapiro | Stars: Jüri Järvet, Elza Radzina, Galina Volchek, Valentina Shendrikova

Votes: 1,360

20. The Flying Carpet (1957)

G | 86 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A boy finds a special jug and releases an ancient genie. The powerful and kind wizard is ready to fulfill all desires, but he doesn't know anything about the reality of the 20th century.

Director: Gennadiy Kazanskiy | Stars: Nikolay Volkov, Aleksei Litvinov, Gennadi Khudyakov, Lev Kovalchuk

Votes: 1,124

21. Uncle Vanya (1970)

104 min | Drama

7.4
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A retired professor has returned to his estate to live with his beautiful young wife, Yelena. The estate originally belonged to his first wife, now deceased; her mother and brother still ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Irina Anisimova-Wulf, Sergey Bondarchuk, Irina Kupchenko, Yekaterina Mazurova

Votes: 565 | Gross: $0.05M

22. The Stone Flower (1946)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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Obsessed with perfecting his craft, young gemcutter Danilo visits the mystical Copper Mountain to uncover the secret behind its infamous attraction - the Stone Flower, a stone carving so captivating that no one can leave after seeing it.

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Vladimir Druzhnikov, Yekaterina Derevshchikova, Tamara Makarova, Mikhail Troyanovskiy

Votes: 383

23. The Emperor and the Golem (1952)

110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Rudolph II, the Holy Roman Emperor, does not have a simple life. And yet he manages to complicate it even more with his frequent outbursts of anger. While he searches for a mythical Golem, ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Jan Werich, Marie Vásová, Natasa Gollová, Bohus Záhorský

Votes: 1,149

24. The Young Guard (1948)

135 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The film is set in the city of Krasnodon in 1942 during the Nazi occupation of Russia. Local teenagers are organizing the underground resistance. The teens manage to outsmart the Nazis in ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Gerasimov | Stars: Vladimir Ivanov, Inna Makarova, Nonna Mordyukova, Sergei Gurzo

Votes: 247

25. Nine Days of One Year (1962)

111 min | Drama

7.6
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Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Romm | Stars: Aleksey Batalov, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Lavrova, Nikolai Plotnikov

Votes: 941

26. Volga - Volga (1938)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Widely claimed to be Joseph Stalin's favorite movie, this classic musical comedy is a must-see. The action takes place on a steamboat on the iconic Volga River, as two groups of performers ... See full summary »

Director: Grigoriy Aleksandrov | Stars: Igor Ilyinsky, Vladimir Volodin, Pavel Olenev, Sergei Antimonov

Votes: 612

27. Aladdin and His Magic Lamp (1967)

PG | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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A young boy finds a magic lantern that contains a genie, and when he frees the genie he's granted three wishes. He uses the wishes to help the princess of Baghdad and her father fight off ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Rytsarev | Stars: Boris Bystrov, Dodo Chogovadze, Andrey Fayt, Otar Koberidze

Votes: 501

28. The Fall of Berlin (1945)

PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary, War

7.1
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Over 40 Army cameramen from 1st Belorussian and 1st Ukrainian Fronts' contributed footage of this remarkable documentary of the fall of Berlin, including captured German footage.

Director: Yuli Raizman | Stars: Leonid Khmara, Rudolf Boettger, V.I. Chulkov, Hermann Göring

Votes: 103

29. Tchaikovsky (1970)

Not Rated | 157 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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The life and work of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tschaikovsky is shown through his relationship with aristocratic art connoisseur Nadezhda Filaretovna von Meck.

Director: Igor Talankin | Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Antonina Shuranova, Kirill Lavrov, Vladislav Strzhelchik

Votes: 380

30. Magdana's Donkey (1955)

50 min | Drama

7.6
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Small Georgian village (ca. 1890) Magdana a widow lives in a shack with her 3 children and ekes out a living selling yogurt. When the children find a donkey lying by the road and nurse it to health, it seems the family's troubles are over.

Directors: Tengiz Abuladze, Rezo Chkheidze | Stars: Dudukhana Tserodze, Liana Moistsrapishvili, Mikho Borashvili, Nani Chikvinidze

Votes: 435

31. Carnival in Moscow (1956)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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A new chief of a "Culture House" is planning to hold a terribly boring New Year concert. A group of young amateur actors are doing their best to liven up the concert.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Igor Ilyinsky, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Yuri Belov, Georgiy Kulikov

Votes: 2,220

32. Distant Journey (1950)

78 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.2
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The terrible effect of the Nazis upon a single Jewish family provides the basis for this drama. The family cannot handle the strain and gradually breaks up. Interspliced within the film are... See full summary »

Director: Alfréd Radok | Stars: Blanka Waleská, Otomar Krejca, Viktor Ocásek, Zdenka Baldová

Votes: 231

33. Don Kikhot (1957)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Grigoriy Kozintsev | Stars: Nikolay Cherkasov, Yuriy Tolubeev, Serafima Birman, Svetlana Grigoreva

Votes: 743

34. Poem of the Sea (1958)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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Interconnected stories of Soviet citizens trying to build a new future after World War II. Memories of the old, dreams of the young, and the residues of class mingle and clash.

Director: Yuliya Solntseva | Stars: Boris Livanov, Boris Andreyev, Mikhail Tsaryov, Mikhail Romanov

Votes: 105

35. Jamilya (1969)

76 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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Dzhamiliya lives in a kirghizian village. She follows their parents' orders when she marries a man without loving him. Then World War II breaks out and her new husband has to leave the ... See full summary »

Directors: Irina Poplavskaya, Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Natalya Arinbasarova, Suymenkul Chokmorov, Nasreddin Dubashev, Aliman Zhankorozova

Votes: 216

36. True Friends (1954)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Alexander, Boris and Vasily are three old friends, who now rarely see each other as they are busy with their professional life. They embark on long-planned voyage on a raft down the Volga ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Vasiliy Merkurev, Boris Chirkov, Aleksandr Borisov, Aleksey Gribov

Votes: 474

37. Krakatit (1948)

97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4
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After an accidental explosion in the lab, its inventor slips in and out of dream-like hallucinations, realizing that he had given the formula to one of his colleagues, whom he tries to stop before it is too late.

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Karel Höger, Florence Marly, Eduard Linkers, Jirí Plachý

Votes: 309

38. The Hunchback Horse (1947)

57 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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Adventures of Ivan the Fool and humpbacked horse in the world of kind magical creatures and cruel people.

Directors: Aleksandra Snezhko-Blotskaya, Viktor Gromov, Ivan Ivanov-Vano | Stars: Georgi Chernovolenko, Alik Kachanov, Anatoliy Kubatskiy, Georgiy Millyar

Votes: 803

39. Za dvoma zaytsiamy (1961)

77 min | Comedy, Musical

8.0
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Madcap comedy set in early 20th century Kiev about a barber whose fondness for drink, gambling, and women lead to bankruptcy. He marries an ugly rich woman to solve his financial woes, but pines for a virtuous beauty who despises him.

Director: Viktor Ivanov | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Margarita Krinitsyna, Nikolay Yakovchenko, Anna Kushnirenko

Votes: 792

40. The Night Before Christmas (1961)

68 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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Surreal Soviet-era Christmas fantasy movie.

Director: Aleksandr Rou | Stars: Aleksandr Khvylya, L. Myznikova, Yuri Tavrov, Lyudmila Khityaeva

Votes: 1,271

41. The Turning Point (1945)

108 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Released after the Russian victory over the Germans in WWII, the film stresses the role of the officer staff during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Director: Fridrikh Ermler | Stars: Mikhail Derzhavin, Pyotr Andriyevsky, Yuriy Tolubeev, Andrei Abrikosov

Votes: 140

42. Cossacks of the Kuban (1950)

112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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In the steppes of the Kuban love is born on two collective farms while wheat is (enthusiastically) gathered. Galina, the energetic chairwoman of one of the two kolkhozes, vies with her male... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Pyrev | Stars: Sergei Lukyanov, Marina Ladynina, Aleksandr Khvylya, Vladlen Davydov

Votes: 284

43. The Gadfly (1955)

94 min | Action, Drama, History

6.5
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Against the background of Italian Patriots struggle for independence of his homeland, is three people by the tragic destiny of stops. Arthur who has evolved in the revolutionary, cardinal Montanelli and his love Gemma.

Director: Aleksandr Faintsimmer | Stars: Oleg Strizhenov, Marina Strizhenova, Nikolai Simonov, Vladimir Etush

Votes: 146

44. Gusarskaya ballada (1962)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.5
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A young girl decides to join a Husar squadron and fight against Napoleon. Dressed as a man she has a hard time adjusting to the rude Husar life styles.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Larisa Golubkina, Yuriy Yakovlev, Igor Ilyinsky, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Votes: 1,310

45. Nezabyvaemoe (1967)

118 min | Drama, War

7.0
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About hardships of the first years of War, which fell to the lot of ordinary people in Ukraine, who got under the yoke of fascist occupation, and heroic struggle against the invaders. A ... See full summary »

Director: Yuliya Solntseva | Stars: Evgeniy Bondarenko, Zinaida Dekhtyaryova, Irina Korotkova, Yuri Fisenko

Votes: 80

46. Two Soldiers (1943)

75 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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A story of infantry soldiers on the Leningrad front during the German invasion of Russia in WWII, which stresses the importance of friendship between combatants from different regions and ethnicities.

Director: Leonid Lukov | Stars: Mark Bernes, Boris Andreyev, Vera Shershnyova, Yanina Zheymo

Votes: 237

47. Doroga k zvezdam (1957)

52 min | Biography, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A groundbreaking popular science fiction film about the past and future of astronautics, from the first experiments by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky to the manned spaceflight and colonization of the Moon.

Director: Pavel Klushantsev | Stars: Georgi Solovyov, Leonid Khmara, Georgi Kulbush

Votes: 246

48. Heroes of Shipka (1955)

90 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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Epic historical drama. The Russo - Turkish War of Liberation of 1878 and the role of the Bulgarian Volunteer Gorps.

Director: Sergey Vasilev | Stars: Ivan Pereverzev, Viktor Avdyushko, Georgiy Yumatov, Konstantin Sorokin

Votes: 248

49. Moscow Strikes Back (1942)

55 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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A number of frontline cameramen shot the footage used in this documentary of the Battle of Moscow, between October 1941 and January 1942,in which a people's war against the German invaders,... See full summary »

Directors: Ilya Kopalin, Leonid Varlamov | Stars: N. Dubravin, Edward G. Robinson, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 164

50. Stalingradskaya bitva I (1949)

81 min | War, Drama

6.0
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Released four years after the end of World War II, this Soviet propaganda epic replays the titanic struggle of the Russian army against the Nazi invaders while spotlighting the now almost ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Aleksey Alekseev, Aleksandr Antonov, Mikhail Astangov, Nikolay Cherkasov

Votes: 109


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