The story of Sebastopol, stormy centre of many battles, is reconstructed throughout the ages. The film culminates with the 250-days battle during the second World War, and is dedicated to the heroes who defended the city.
You and Me, acclaimed by critics at the Venice Film Festival, is the third film directed by 34-year-old Larissa Shepitko, whose previous works are Heat (1963) and Wings (1966). ... Piotr is a ... More »
The film is based on Chekhov's early play, 'Platonov', and on some of his short stories. Director Nikita Mikhalkov has changed the ending of the play, in order to bring it more in line with the ... More »
Chuk and Gek is the story of two four-year-olds and their adventures in a deserted mountain hut high up in the Blue Mountains. The performances of the two strange, gnome-like little urchins are ... More »
LIKE MANY of the Gorbachev era films, Freedom is Paradise poses some trenchant social criticism, but what distinguishes it from many others is the quiet power of its emotional identification with the ... More »