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Piter FM (2006)

Piter FM (2006)
Director: Oksana Bychkova
Language: Russian, German
Country: Russia

It’s not a radio station but a movie!

Lyrical story about two young people, Masha and Maxim. 77 more words

No Borders

Review: "Leviathan"

“All power comes from God. As long as it suits Him, fear not.”

Director Andrey Zvyagintsev, a tadpole fostered by the influential juries of the Cannes Film Festival over the past decade, has successfully made an international mark with his newest film, the tensely bleak and darkly allegorical “Leviathan.” Simultaneously brooding and gorgeous, and even nervously funny, “Leviathan” is an amalgamation of influences ranging from biblical adaptations to contemporary appropriations of real-life events. 1,463 more words


The Russians Are Coming Down Flicker Alley—And Giving Away Prizes!

With 45 entries already, could the “Russia in Classic Film” blogathon, hosted by the fabulous Fritzi at Movies Silently, get even more awesome?

The answer is “Da!” 254 more words

Movie Briefs

Images of Chaos

Images of chaos, disorder, and carnage resultant from clashes, skirmishes, persecutions, and wars permeate Andrei Tarkovsky’s films, confluent with the internal disorder carried by the men and women peopling his screens, and none more than… 310 more words

The Film Magic of Evgeni Bauer

If you’ve never heard of Evgeni Bauer you’re in for a treat. Evgeni Bauer was a Russian filmmaker in the early teens. He was born to a musician father and an opera singer mother. 607 more words