Slavic & East European Feature Films

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The Fall of Berlin

[Padenie Berlina] by Chiaureli. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — D757.9.B4 P3 — VIDEO

Father: A Diary of One Week

[Apa:Egy hit naplója] by Hranitzky. In Hungarian with subtitles. Feature Film —A contemporary Hungarian film about the years after World War II when a young man tries to discover the truth about his father, a doctor who died young.—PN1997 .F352 2004— DVD

Father and Son

[Otets i syn], by Sokurov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A father and son live together in a rooftop apartment. They have lived alone for years in their own private world. Sometimes they seem like brothers, at other times they appear to be like lovers. Following in his father's footsteps, the son, Alexei attends military school. He likes sports and has problems with his girlfriend. She is jealous of Alexei's relationship with his father. Alexei's father knows he should maybe accept a better job in another city, maybe search for a new wife. But who will ease the pain of Alexei's nightmares? — PN1997.2 .F384 — DVD

Father of a Soldier

[Otets soldata], by Chkheidze. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — An old man leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front lines to find his son, a soldier. — PN1997 .F3525 — DVD

Father Sergius

By Protazanov. Silent with English intertitles. Feature Film — The story of a young Russian prince who flees the court to become a monk and later renounces even that position to travel the country as a poor pilgrim. — PN1997 .F3432 1985 — VIDEO

The Fence

In Hungarian with subtitles. Feature Film — A Hungarian animated allegory without narration which illustrates the consequences of an inconsiderate act when a man throws rubbish over the fence into his neighbor's yard. — A 6586 — 16MM

Final Verdict; the Evening Sacrifice

by Hertz; by Sokurov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Final verdict: A student shot a woman and her guest. The director and the killer try to understand the motivation behind the tragedy. During twenty painful months alone on death row, the killer discovers he is no longer the person he once was. (66 min) 1987.--Evening sacrifice: The director tried to capture the spirit of a crowd. (17 min) 1984-1987. — DK246 .D53 no.11. — VIDEO

The Firemen's Ball

[Horí, má panenko] by Forman. In Czech with subtitles. Feature Film —In a small provincial town, arrangements and events surrounding the firemen's annual ball, honoring a retiring fire chief, go wrong at every turn. —PN1995.9.F67 H6 2002— DVD

The First Teacher

[Pervyi uchitel'] by Konchalovskii. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film —Soviet Union, near the Chinese border, 1923. A stranger has just come in this little country village. He is a teacher, sent by the Communist Party to teach the ignorant masses. But the countrymen are to help him, and even to let their children go and 'sleep' at school instead of giving a hand. There is only, Altynai, an orphan, to seem fascinated by the teacher and his knowledge. Konchalovskii's diploma film. —PL65.K59 A38317 2001 — DVD [PAL]

Five Evenings

[Piat' vecherov] by Mikhalkov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Set in the 1950s, Soviet life is examined through the lives of the residents in a communal apartment and a couple separated by the war. — PG3489.4.L59 P52 1978 — DVD [PAL]

The Flight

[Beg] by Alov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film —The screen adaptation of M. Bulgakov's prose. —PN1997 .B45 2000— DVD

Food ; Conspirators of Pleasure

[Jídlo ; Spiklenci slasti] by Svankmajer. In Czech with subtitles. Feature Film — [Food] A surreal and humorous look at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. [Spiklenci slasti] Modern-day Praque is the setting for the story of six ordinary if somewhat seedy individuals who, with almost no dialogue, obsessively and painstakingly prepare their sexual "feasts." — PN1997 .S5957 1998 — VIDEO

Forgotten Melody for the Flute

[Zabytaia melodiia dlia fleity], by Riazanov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A high-ranking official named Lenny is hospitalized with a minor heart attack, and falls in love with Lida, his nurse. She helps Lenny rediscover the man beneath the bureaucrat--the former flute player who longs to break out of his ordered existence. — PN1997 .Z32 1987 — VIDEO

Four Films by Otar Iosseliani

[Quatre films de Otar Iosseliani], by Iosseliani. In Russian with 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 — VIDEO

The Forty First

[Sorok pervyi], by Chukhrai. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film —During the times of the Russian Revolution a Communist woman-sniper takes custody of a White Army lieutenant with whom she gradually falls in love. — PG3476.L4 F67 2005 — DVD

Freedom Is Paradise

[Ser ], by Bodrov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Inspired by true events, this is the tale of an independent 13-year old orphan and his quest for the father he has never known. Depicts the dark underside of Soviet working class and institutional life. — PN1995.9.F67 S47 — VIDEO

Freeze, Die, Come to Life!

[Zamri, umri, zakresni!], by Kanevskii. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — PN1997.5 .F73 — VIDEO

A Friend of the Deceased

By Krishtofovich. In Ukrainian with subtitles. Feature Film — A very dark comedy, this is the story of a well-educated but unemployed translator, Tolla, who discovers that his successful wife is planning to leave him. Unable to find a decent job, Tolla takes a drastic step that leads him into a world of casual crime and unusual punishment. — PN1997 .A5315 1998 — VIDEO


[Gore Vatra] by Zalica. In BCS with subtitles. Feature Film. — Set two years after the end of the Bosnian civil war, Serbs and Muslims in small Bosnian town struggle to rebuild and prepare for a visit by Bill Clinton. — PN1997.2 .G67 2003 — DVD

Last modified: January 7, 2015