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Red Star – New Russian Cinema

Based on a true story and winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2002 Venice Film Festival, House of Fools is a biting, satirical look at war set in an insane asylum, seen through the eyes of a woman literally madly in love. ... A young Chechen woman, Janna, is one of several inmates living in a ... Read more
It's September 1944 and Finland is on the brink of abandoning its treaty with Germany and conceding territory to the advancing Soviet Red Army. On a desolate landscape Veiko, a Finnish soldier is abandoned by a bunch of Germans, tied to a rock and dressed in a SS uniform, designed to attract the ... Read more
University Professor Mitya (Oleg Yankovskiy, who worked with Tarkovsky on The Mirror and Nostalgia) has just suffered the death of his wife. His teenage son, Petya, stricken with grief, suggests that his mother's death was caused by stress. Perplexed at this suggestion, Mitya rifles through his ... Read more
Private Ryan hits the Russian Front in 1944. 'The Star' is the call sign of an elite reconnaissance detachment ordered deep behind enemy line to cause as much havoc as possible and gather information about German invasion plans. In broken and covert contact with a solitary female radio operator ... Read more
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