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1917. The Real October / 1917 — настоящий октябрь
St. Petersburg 1917. In February the tsar is overthrown. Many artists are euphoric. Starting in October, the Bolsheviks rule by themselves. What were poets, thinkers, and avant-gardists like Maxim Gorky and Kazimir Malevich doing during this drastic change…
  • Language English
  • Country Germany, Switzerland
  • Duration 90 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
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24 Snow / 24 снега
Extreme climate of the Arctic Yakutia is an everyday survival challenge. Our hero is a horse breeder living in a tundra and taking care of his cattle. A harassing living routine in the North shows who exactly is this human in reality.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 93 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 12+
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About Love-2 (Adults Only) / Про любовь. Только для взрослых
It’s summer. People can find lectures, workshops in Moscow. The focus will be on the one and only lecture: the lecture about love. The characters are ordinary people, lost in a big city, their lives will intersect and each one of them will have a love…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 109 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 18+
All Will End Soon / Скоро всё кончится
Mikhail Nosov is an ordinary working man. His lonely life consists of operating the factory machinery, watching TV, surfing the net in his tiny rented flat and dirty clubbing. One day Nosov meets a prostitute who calls herself Diana. After that Nosov’s…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 112 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 16+
Arrhythmia / Аритмия
Oleg is a young gifted paramedic. His wife Katya works at the hospital emergency department. She loves Oleg but is fed up with him caring more about patients than her. Caught between emergency calls, troubles at work, Oleg and Katya have to find the binding…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 116 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 16+
Attraction / Притяжение (Opening Ceremony and Film Screening)
16:30–17:30 — Arrivals; photos at press wall with red carpet 17:30–19:30 — Opening Ceremony and Film Screening 19:30–20:00 — Q&A with Fedor Bondarchuk, Dmitry Rudovsky 20:00–23:00 — After Party in the Science Museum “Making of the Modern World” Gallery After…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 130 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 12+
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Blockbuster / Блокбастер
A wannabe model from a small Russian town robs a local bank to fund her modeling career and takes hostage an accidental witness of the crime, Lisa, who herself has recently experienced a mental breakdown and has ran away from her daily life.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 100 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 16+
Bolshoi / Большой
A young provincial girl Yulya dreams to becoming a ballerina at the prestigious Bolshoi Theatre. However, to succeed she needs to brace herself for the countless physical and mental challenges, tough decisions and an intense rivalry she has never experienced.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 132 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
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Closeness / Теснота
1998, Nalchik, North Caucasus. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home. A ransom note arrives from the local tribesmen, it is so high that the family is forced to sell its small business and then seek help from their…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 118 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 18+
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Dreamfish / Рыба-мечта
Roman is a real intellectual from St. Petersburg, who comes to a small Estonian spa town, to find tranquility and inspiration. He does the proofreading of the encyclopedia and would have accomplished the task, but once he meets Helena, who is about to…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia, Estonia
  • Duration 80 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 15+
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Guardians / Защитники
During the Cold War, an organization called “Patriot” created a super-hero squad, which includes members from all the Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in difficult times they must reveal themselves again.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 100 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
Guppy / Гупёшка
“Gupeshka” — is a derivative of a guppy fish and the nickname of the main character of the film, Tamara, given to her by her husband. Guppy is a small aquarium fish that can survive in any conditions, even in the sewage system…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 79 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 16+
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Harmony / Гармония
Age and fragile health force an old Russian lady to share her apartment with her niece and four children. Her former world of calmness surrounding fne family keepsakes and beloved piano, are brought into danger under the impetus of her young family’s…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 3540 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 12+
Have Fun, Vasya! / Гуляй, Вася!
Contemporary Russia. Mitya and Alisa are set to get married. The problem is that Mitya is still married to Vasya, who refuses to grant him a divorce. Can Mitya and his friends convince Vasya to change her mind?
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 95 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 15+
Hostages / Заложники
In 1983 seven young Georgians attempted to flee the Soviet Union by hijacking an airliner. The crisis ended with a storming of the plane by Soviet special forces that resulted in eight deaths. The surviving hijackers were subsequently tried and executed.
  • Language Georgian and Russian
  • Country Russia, Georgia
  • Duration 103 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 15+
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Kharms / Хармс
He considers himself a genius but the publishers refuse to print his works. Constantly without money and out of touch with reality. Loosely based on the biography of Russian absurdist Daniil Kharms.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 95 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 15+
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Loveless / Нелюбовь
The story concerns two separated parents living apart, whose affections are long forgotten and whose relationship has become loveless. The couple, going through a divorce, must team up to find their son who has disappeared.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 128 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 15+
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Mathilde / Матильда
The last Emperor has an affair with prima ballerina Mathilde Kshesinskaya. The passion that could change the fate of the Empire.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 115 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 15+
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Nearest and Dearest / Близкие
A family living on the outskirts of Moscow are mired in quarrels, discomfort and mutual oppression. They spit negative emotions at each other, forgetting about love, compassion and God. A tragedy will take them through a belated catharsis.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 95 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 15+
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Pagans / Язычники
That drama is played out between family members, mixed with a hidden blind faith in a miracle, following a visit of a devout grandmother. Amongst this family madness, a tragic love story of a teenage girl unfolds.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 113 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
Peter and Fevronia / Сказ о Петре и Февронии
XIII century. The villain seized power in the Murom principality. Prince Peter goes to battle with the villain and defeats him. But the poisonous blood of the sorcerer is poisoning the savior of the principality. Healer Fevronia uses her gift and saves…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 85 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 6+
Placebo: Alt. Russia / Placebo: Альтернативная Россия
From Krasnoyarsk in Siberia to St. Petersburg on the Baltic Sea, Placebo: Alt. Russia takes you on the band’s journey through Russia, meeting great characters on the way, investigating the alternative culture in Russia, and taking in the raw emotions…
  • Language English
  • Country UK
  • Duration 70 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 12+
Polina / Полина
Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina is a promising classical ballet dancer. But then she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation that throws everything into question on a profound level.
  • Language Russian and French
  • Country France
  • Duration 112 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 12+
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Sella Turcica / Турецкое седло
The main character, Ilyich, is a retired KGB and FSB agent. Lonely and bored, he continues to spy on those who spark interest in him. A doctor diagnoses him with the Turkish Saddle Syndrome, which poses no threat to those around him...
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 76 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 15+
Spacewalker / Время первых
In the midst of the Cold War, the USSR and the USA race to be the first nation to send a human being into outer space. On the Russian side, the unlikely duo of a seasoned war veteran and a hot-headed test pilot find themselves cooped up in a tiny spaceship.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 140 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
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Teriberka / Териберка
Teriberka — a small village on the shores of the Barents Sea has become famous thanks to Leviathan, a film by Andrei Zvyagintsev. Boris Akimov, an entrepreneur, has e decided to take advantage to open there: seafood growing farms, cafes, hotels, a festival…
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 41 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
The Last Waltz / Последний вальс
This film is about Oleg Karavaichuk, eccentric musical genius and famous composer, who takes his final stroll through Komarovo, a bayside summer community just outside St. Petersburg where he spent his whole life and wrote most of his works.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 4800 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+
Tigers and Humans / Тигры и люди
Only around 500 endangered Amur tigers remain in the wild. According to statistics, poachers kill an average of 20 striped predators every year. The filmmaker went to Russia’s the Far East, China and the South-Eastern countries to conduct his own investigation.
  • Language Russian
  • Country Russia
  • Duration 3120 min
  • Year 2016
  • Rating 12+
Tractor Drivers and Tiger Tamers, Politicians and Cosmonauts / Трактористы и укротители тигров, политики и космонавты
The film charts the changing roles and imagery of the ‘ideal woman’ throughout the Soviet history, as well as the lives of feminist pioneers and strong working women.
  • Language -
  • Country UK
  • Duration 1920 min
  • Year 2017
  • Rating 12+