Country: Russia ( 1915 )

Braceface (2001)

Animation, Family, Comedy

An 8th grader with teenage problems on her mind and magical braces in her mouth.
Director: Charles E. Bastien, Mike Bass
Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Vince Corazza, Peter Oldring, Marnie McPhail, ...

Intercept (1998)

Reality-TV

A hot pursuit ensues when contestants of the show are given a chance to steal a car. If the thief can stay away from the cops for 35 minutes, he or she wins a new car.
Director: David Gamburg
Stars:

Brigada (2002)

Crime, Drama

Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but an unplanned murder transformed them into a gang. Now their lives are at risk and there is no way back.
Director: Aleksey Sidorov
Stars: Sergey Bezrukov, Dmitriy Dyuzhev, Pavel Maykov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, ...

Interny (2010)

Comedy

The main characters of the sitcom are four interns. They always get into stupid situations, and their head looks at it with great pleasure. Dr. Kupitman helps his friend Bykov to make interns hopping mad, instead of chief physician, Anastasia, who tries to prevent them.
Director: Maksim Pezhemsky, Maksim Pezhemskiy
Stars: Daya Smirnova, Nodar Dzhanelidze, Kristina Asmus, Odin Lund Biron, ...

Once Upon a Time in Odessa (2011)

Action

Mishka Yaponchik was a Ukrainian gangster, Jewish, lived in Odessa at the beginning of the XX century, the military leader of two thousand of gangsters and the prototype of Benia Krik in The "Odessa Tales" by Soviet Jewish writer Isaak Babel. Born Moisei Vinnitsky, Yaponchik ("the Japanese") was an exceptional and eccentric character. Hailed as the next Robin Hood, he established his own code of conduct forbidding the robbing of the poor and professional classes. Artistic and witty, his bold crimes were played out like mini dramas. He used to give money and food to orphans, the homeless, the unemployed, newlyweds as well as families who had fallen victim to gangster crime. He held the hearts of the people in his hand and soon controlled the entire city. The drama narrates about Yaponchik's rise to power, his daring crimes, his idealism and generosity and the only one love of his life...
Director: Sergey Ginzburg
Stars: Evgeniy Tkachuk, Elena Shamova, Valentin Gaft, Rimma Markova, ...

Bednaya Nastya (2003)

Drama, Romance

The story of "Bednaya Nastya" is set in the XIX century and features a whole tangle of various genres: romance, detective, historical drama and whatnot. The main plot of this soap-opera turns around a young and of course beautiful girl named Anna Platonova - a serf that was brought up by her patron Baron Korf who treated her like his own daughter, much to the seeming displeasure of his son Vladimir. Upon entering the High Society and meeting a noble young man Mikhail Repnin Anna doesn't even guess what kind of ordeals her life is going to go through... Love, hatred, betrayal, murder - it all has something to do with the mysterious Nastya that is being looked for during the whole series. But, as it usually happens, this massive 120-eps soap ends well, with love found, evil punished and justice triumphing.
Director: Ekaterina Dvigubskaya, Stanislav Libin, Anna Plotkina, Peter Shtein, ...
Stars: Elena Korikova, Daniil Strakhov, Pyotr Krasilov, Dmitriy Isaev, ...

Zona (2006)

Drama

The brutal realities of prison life in Russia are unflinchingly portrayed as an American tourist (Warren) is incarcerated despite his innocence.
Director: Peter Shtein, Pyotr Shteyn
Stars: Aleksandr Taranzhin, Igor Filippov, Oleg Protasov, Luiza Mosendz, ...

Ottepel (2013)

Drama

1961. Cameraman Viktor Khrustalev and director Egor Myachin are trying to shoot a movie based on the script of their friend, who tragically died.
Director: Valeriy Todorovskiy
Stars: Evgeniy Tsyganov, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Anna Chipovskaya, Viktoriya Isakova, ...

Russians in the City of Angels (2003)

Action, Crime

Semi-retired Moscow detective, Somov, is hired as a consultant on various LAPD investigations involving the Russian-Los Angeles community.
Director: Rodion Nahapetov
Stars: Rodion Nahapetov, Lane Davies, Pat Battistini, Sean Young, ...

Deti Arbata (2004)

Drama, Romance, War

Based on the trilogy of books by Anatoly Rybakov: "Deti Arbata", "Strakh", and "Prach I Pepel". The events circle the 1930's to 1940's. The film leads the viewer into the Kremlin offices, communal flats, university lecture halls and even into prison cells. The viewer also gets to feel what various aspects of life felt like, including Siberian village life, life in various Russian provinces and the tragic events of the breakout of World War II. The story's heroes are the simple lads and girls of the Moscow Arbat and the high-ranking powers: Stalin and his colleagues, workers, head's of scientific institutions and large contractors. The film lets you feel what life was like for these people, their lives and work and the enormous influence of war on the fate of the people.
Director: Andrey Eshpay
Stars: Chulpan Khamatova, Evgeniy Tsyganov, Evgeniya Simonova, Maksim Sukhanov, ...

Zakrytaya shkola (2011)

Mystery

in this TV series there is a school and in that school have been many secrets, students from this school find out that a teacher has gone missing so they start to look for him this then leads into a long journey which gets into a difficult situation where it's hard to escape from (season 4 and I think season 3). At the end many things get revealed and the series comes to an end. This TV series is very emotional and funny at the same time.
Director: Oleg Assadulin, Konstantin Statskiy, Mark Gorobets, Konstantin Maksimov, ...
Stars: Yuliya Agafonova, Luiza-Gabriela Brovina, Kseniya Entelis, Ivan Gordienko, ...