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Two parents put their child in his crib for the night and leave the room. The child starts crying, and the Cat comes into the room to keep him company. The child grabs her tail, and the Cat angrily reminds him that they agreed a thousand years ago that he would not do that. Upon seeing that the child doesn't remember, the Cat sighs and decides to tell him the story from the beginning. The story starts when the planet was young and life on Earth is starting with dinosaurs. (Wikipedia)
The investigation of the department store robbery leads the police to Igor Sofin, who worked as the administrator of Mosestrada and fled to Sochi. Soon a series of murders shakes the city, involving the local mafia, who controls the chain of stores and pawnshops in Moscow. (megogo)
Banket (1986) - Short Film
A Russian animated short from the 80s.
A young romantic loves step dance but there is only one person who knows this forgotten art. Beglov was a step dance super star back in 50s but as step became unpopular he lost everything. He hates even this word - 'chechotka' (step dance). But somehow the young man convinces him to become his coach and manager. (imdb)
Zhil-byl pyos (1982) - Short Film
An old dog struggles to stay relevant to his family in a Ukranian village.
O bednom gusare zamolvite slovo (1980) - TV Movie
The plot takes place in 19th century in a military hussar regiment, which spends few days in a provincial Russian town. A high profile Secret Service agent has a task to investigate if this regiment is loyal to the Tzar. The agent finds an actor who agrees to play a role of a captured rebel. Agent's plan is to test regiment's hussars ordering them to execute (shoot to death) this false rebel. Everything is staged, but hussars think it's a real execution. (imdb)
Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director of the institution, wants to make Novoseltsev the head of the department but encounters objections from Ludmila Prokopievna Kalugina, the director. Samokhvalov then advises Novoseltsev to lightly hit on the boss. Ironically, Novoseltsev and Kalugina fall in love with each other... (imdb)
A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Occasionally too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious. The problem is that one of them (Sasha) has to go to Leningrad but another one (Zhenya) goes... (imdb)
The film is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail Sholokhov. Action is set in Russia in July of 1942 during the Second World War. The advancing Nazi Armies are approaching Stalingrad. The Russians are exhausted and outnumbered. But in a bloody battle the invading Nazi Armies are stopped at Stalingrad. (imdb)
Yegor (Vasili Shukshin) is an orphan who grew up in a criminal gang. While he was free, he did not lose his innocent, joyful heart, but many years in prison have taken away his joy in living. The film opens on the occasion of his release from prison. Soon, he discovers love with a village peasant girl, Lyuba (Lidia Fedoseeva-Shukshina), who restores his will to live and fills him with an enthusiasm for rural life. Their idyll is short-lived, as his former associates will not leave him alone. (allmovie.com)
A couple travels from their home in the countryside to the big city and realizes the differences in the lifestyle.
A photo studio worker unexpectedly wins 10000 rubles. His co-workers decide that he must share winnings with them.