Category Archives: кино-драма

The Forty First


The film is removed under the story of B.Lavrenyova with the same name. On white sand of Central Asia moves, pursued white, being parched with thirst, group of Red Army men. On fighting to the account at the best marksman of group Marjutki forty killed White Guards. In last fight on caravan capture the white lieutenant-aristocrat the Govoruha-adolescent is taken prisoner. It becomes forty first…

— The special award in a category of debuts for the original scenario, humanity and Chuhraj G. N’s high poetry on ВКФ in Minsk (1960) — the participation Diploma on XI МКФ in Edinburgh (Great Britain) (1957) — Spets the award «for the original scenario, humanism and high poetry» Koltunovu G. Ja on X МКФ in Cannes (France) (1957)

Salt Of The Earth

Based on an actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico, examining the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who went on strike to receive the same wages and dignity of Anglo miners. In the end, the workers and their families realize that prejudice and poor treatment are not always imposed by outside forces. This film was written, directed and produced by members of the original «Hollywood Ten,» who were blacklisted for refusing to answer Congressional inquiries on First Amendment grounds. 

Assassin of the Tsar

On the night of 16-17 June 1918, without any court case or investigation, Czar Nikolai II, his family and some of the people closest to them were assassinated in Yekaterinburg. Several decades on, an «eyewitness», at one time a prison inmate and now a long-term resident at a psychiatric hospital, believes he assassinated the czar, and recounts the events of that terrible night.

— Official member of the Cannes Film Festival main contest, France (1991)
— Grand Prize at the International Film Festival, Belgrade (1991)
— «Nika» Award for Best Costume Designer (Romanova, V.) (1992)
— «Nika» Award for Best Actor in the films «Assassin of the Tsar» and «Passport» given to Yankovsky O.I. (1992)