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  • CHAPAYEV

    CHAPAYEV

    This classic of Soviet Socialist Realist cinema is based on Dmitrii Furmanov’s 1923 novel, itself inspired by a famous Red commander of the Russian Civil War.

  • YUNOST MAKSIMA

    YUNOST MAKSIMA

    The first in the ‘Maksim trilogy’ is a landmark of Soviet Socialist Realism directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, who made some of the most original Soviet films of the 1920s.

  • VYBORGSKAYA STORONA

    VYBORGSKAYA STORONA

    The final part of the trilogy about the young Bolshevik activist Maxim sees him appointed Commissar of the National Bank following the Russian Revolution.

  • VOZVRASHCHENIYE MAKSIMA

    VOZVRASHCHENIYE MAKSIMA

    The second film in a trilogy about a young Bolshevik activist is set in 1914, on the eve of World War I.

  • KRESTYANYE

    KRESTYANYE

    In Friedrich Ermler’s drama a husband and wife are tragically driven apart when he decides not to give up everything for the collective farm.

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