Our Favorite Russian Movies

2012-05-29 3

From haunting thrillers to tense dramas, check out this selection of our favorite Russian movies!

How I Ended This Summer

Summary: A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel, a recent college graduate, are spending months in complete isolation on the once strategic research base. Pavel receives an important radio message and is still trying to find the right moment to tell Sergei, when fear, lies and suspicions start poisoning the atmosphere.

The Return

In the remote Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father—a man they only know through a single photograph—resurfaces.


The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret. After the mysterious demise of one of the three scientists on the base, the main character is sent out to replace him. He finds the station run-down and the two remaining scientists cold and secretive. When he also encounters his wife who has been dead for ten years, he begins to appreciate the baffling nature of the alien intelligence.


12 jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen teenager charged with murdering his stepfather.

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  1. bongofury
    bongofury ·

    let me introduce one more , Stalker(1979)

  2. tomas_bates
    tomas_bates ·

    @bongofury - Nice! Thanks for the recommendation :-)

  3. julia-shiroukhova
    julia-shiroukhova ·

    The Return (Возвращение) it's my favourite film...but in russian languige;)

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