Slavic & East European Feature Films

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[Chetyre] Screenplay by Sorokin. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film. — Two men and a woman happen to meet in a bar. Through their conversations, both the intriguing and banal details of their lives emerge. But is anyone really telling the truth? Topics are discussed from the meat market, to the president's drinking habit and even the Soviet cloning project. Following their late-night lies, these three strangers journey their separate ways through a surreal and apocalyptic landscape that is the dark heart of new Russia. — PN1995.9.M45 C448974 2006 — DVD

4 films by Otar Iosseliani

By Iosseliani. In Russian and English with French subtitles. Feature Film —Avril (April) -- La Chute des feuilles (Falling leaves) -- Il Etait une fois un merle chanteur (There once was a singing blackbird) -- Pastorale (Pastoral) —PN1997 .A13 2005— DVD (2 discs)

12:08 east of Bucharest

[ A fost sau n-a fost?] by . In Romanian with subtitles. Feature Film. — On the sixteenth year anniversary of the fall of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, a local anchorman of a nearby provincial town invites two of his acquaintances to share their moments of revolutionary glory on his talk show. One is an impish, insightful retiree who sometimes poses as Santa Claus, the other a henpecked, hard-drinking teacher who has just devoted his entire salary to his drinking debts. Together they will remember the day when they stormed their town hall calling "down with Ceausescu." Or did they? — PN1992.8.I68 F67 2007 — DVD

25 Fireman's Street

[Tuzoltó utca 25 : álmok a házbol] by Szabo. In Hungarian with subtitles. Feature Film —Elderly residents of a Hungarian house reminisce about the traumatic memories of living through World War II.—PN1993.5.H9 T84 2004— DVD

26 Commissars

[Dvadtsat shest' komissarov] By Shengelaia. Silent with Russian and French intertitles. Feature Films — Docu-drama about political and military conflict during the Russian Civil War in 1918, from an orthodox pro-Communist viewpoint. — PN1997 .D93 2006 — DVD [PAL, Region 5]

100 Days before the Command

[Sto dnei do prikaza], by Erkenov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Five young Red Army recruits struggle for survival against the violence that surrounds them on a daily basis — UA770 .O53 2000 — VIDEO

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