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Slavic & East European Feature Films


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1-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

1-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

The Sacrifice

[Zhertvoprinoshenie], by Tarkovskii. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — The Sacrifice: A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Seas witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind. — PN1997 .S2378 — DVD

The Sadko

[Sadko], by Ptushko. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A Sadko sails the seas to find the blue bird of happiness and bring it back to his hometown. — PN1997 .S1356 — DVD

Samson

[Samson], by Wadja. In Polish with subtitles. Feature Film — A psychological study of Jakub Gold, a Polish Jew imprisoned for killing a schoolmate in a brawl. He is released from prison at the outbreak of World War II, only to be confined to the Warsaw ghetto. Escaping the ghetto, he is confined--by the fear of being Jewish in a world hostile to Jews. — D810.J4 S25 — VIDEO

Sátántangó

By Tarr. In Hungarian with subtitles. Feature Film — Two rainy days in the life of a failed Hungarian farm collective that must decide how to sell out and move on, all the while being deceived by a con man who promises to deliver them from their woes. — PN1997 .S263 2002 — DVD

Scarecrow

[Chuchelo], by Bykov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — PN1997 .S337 — VIDEO

Scarlet Flower

[Alenkii tsvetochek] by Morozov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — The film is based on a fairy tale of the same name by the Russian writer A. Aksakov. A merchant, setting out for an overseas travel, promises his daughter that he will bring back a scarlet flower she dreamed of in her sleep. — PN1997 .A4135 2003 — DVD

Schindler's List

By Spielberg. In English. with subtitles. Feature Film — The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. — PN1997 .S346 — VIDEO

The Seagull

[Chaika], by Karasik. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A study of the melancholia of the residents of an isolated country estate in provincial Russia. — PN1997 .S42 — VIDEO

The Second Circle

[Krug vtoroi], by Sokurov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A young man travels to a frigid Siberian town and tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality. What comes to the fore are the eternal verities of death, faith, and the continuance of life. — PN1997 .K78 — VIDEO

Sex Mission

[Seksmisja] by Machulski. In Polish with subtitles. Feature Film —A science fiction film about the year 2044. Two men, voluntarily hibernated in 1991, are awakened 53 years later to learn that males don't exist anymore. A nuclear war destroyed everything, including men. Women are ruling from the underground. Facing harsh treatment from their female guards, these two men are determined to save themselves and reestablish the male population.—PN1995.9.F67 S45 2004— DVD

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

[Tini zabutykh predkiv], by Paradzhanov. In Ukrainian with subtitles. Feature Film — In the Carpathian Mountains, a young man weds a woman he does not love after the death of his sweetheart. To try and gain his love, his wife resorts to witchcraft. — PN1997 .S52 2007 — DVD

Shop on Main Street

[Obchod na korse], by Kadar. In Czech with subtitles. Feature Film — In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis. — PN1997 .O22 — VIDEO

Shop on Main Street

[Obchod na korse], by Kadar. In Czech with subtitles. Feature Film — In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis. — PN1997.5 .O33 2000 — VIDEO

Siberiade

[Sibiriada] by Konchalovskii. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film —An epic romantic drama about three generations of two feuding families, the rich Solomins and the poor Ustyuzhanins, of a rural Siberian village, from the time of the Russian Revolution to the present-day exploration of hidden resources of Siberian soil. — PN1997.S437 M55 1994 — VIDEO

Sideburns

[Bakenbardy], by Mamin. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — The Pushkin Club is a group of reactionaries who affect 19th century dress and want to remove from Russia "the scum of Western influence." In this original, biting satire a warning about the rise of militarism and fascism in Russia is sounded. — PN1997 .B246 — VIDEO

Sinbad

[Szindb¯ad] by Huszarik. In Hungarian with subtitles. Feature Film —The film is an evocation of memories of past romantic attachments by an aging Don Juan, set around the turn of the century.—PN1997 .S995 1987— VIDEO

Sisters

[Sestry], by Bodrov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — The sisters are, in fact, half-sisters - 13-year-old Sveta and 8-year-old Dina, whose father is a mid-ranking gangster in the Russian Mafia. He is released from prison after serving time for a robbery, but finds his colleagues on the outside suspect him of stashing away some of his crime's ill-gotten gains. To ensure his co-operation they plan to kidnap his children, but the resourceful, independent kids escape and hide out in the countryside. The squabbling sisters temporarily put aside their differences as they try to stay one step ahead of their would-be captors. — PN1997.5 .S478 — DVD

Skorbnoe Bezchuvstvie

By Sokurov. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — Based on the play Heartbreak House byGeorge Bernard Shaw. — PN1997 .S553 2005 — DVD

A Small Favor

[Malenkoe odolzhenie] by Konunov. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film —"A disillusioned pop star on a concert tour gradually reveals the secrets of his past as he attempts to deliver a package entrusted to him by a stranger on a train. Spurred on by a guilty conscience, he makes his way through a small provincial city and through incidents of mistaken identity to a woman whose life strangely mirrors his own" —PN1997 .S672 1999— VIDEO

Snowball-berry Red

[Kalina Krasnaia] by Shukshin. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film —Egor is released from prison and tries to go straight. His old gang works to draw him back into a life of crime while Liuba, who wished to marry him, strives to integrate him into the wholesome village collective. —PN1997 .K35 2004— DVD [PAL]

Snowblink / Happiness / Dead Roosters

[Zimove vesilya / Mertvi pivni] by Parekh & Barthes. In Ukrainian with subtitles. Feature Film — "Happiness" -- What if happiness was for sale? One evening, after work, Iwona buys a box of happiness in a strange discount store & has to decide what to do with it -- "Snowblink" --A couple's honeymoon journey across the snow-covered steppe of Ukraine is inexplicably troubled by a bleeding finger. -- "Dead Roosters" -- Two reunited brothers descend into an explosive rivalry where competition & jealousy have an irreversible outcome. — PN1997 .H377 2002 — DVD

Soliaris

[Solaris], by Tarkovskii. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — On the water planet, Solaris, human space explorers encounter a unique and radical intelligence. Contact between man and this entity stretches the limits of reason and insanity, knowledge and comprehension. — PG7158.L39 S692 — DVD

Someone Else's America

By Paskeljevic. In English & BSC with subtitles. Feature Film — A Spanish immigrant lives with his blind mother above a small dingy bar he owns in Brooklyn. It is a story of loss, displacement, and ultimately the power of friendship. — PN1997 .S664 1997 — VIDEO

Spare Parts

By Kozole. In BSC with subtitles. Feature Film — Hard-drinking, chain-smoking Ludvik spends his nights smuggling illegal refugees in his van from Croatia, across Slovenia, and into Italy. The young and inexperienced Rudi is his new assistant. Together they cope with life in a rundown town, home to the only nuclear power plant in former Yugoslavia. — PN1995.9.F67 S63 2005 — DVD

Spirit of Evil

[Vii] by Ptushko . In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Based on the short story by Nikolai Gogol —PN1997 .V59 2000— DVD

Spring

[Vesna] by Aleksandrov. In Russian with NO subtitles. Feature Film. — A drab woman scientist, working on machine to harness solar energy, and a pert concert singer look-alike being courted to play her in a movie swap identities and find personal growth, professional success, love, and happiness — PN1997 .V47 2006 — DVD

Spring on Zarechnaia Street

[Vena na zarechnoi ulitse], by Khutsiev. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A lyrical comedy concerning the relationship between a young adult education teacher and one of her roisterous students. — PN1997.5 .V48 — DVD

Sredi Serykh Kamnei

[Among grey stones] by Muratova. In Russian WITHOUT subtitles. Feature Film — he story of Vasia, the neglected son of a middle-class father in 19th century Russia. Vasia meets a group of poor wanderers. He becomes friends with Valek, his sister Marusia and their father, Valentin. Through his acquaintance with them he realizes the family relationship he's missing at home. — PG3467.K6 V139 2005 — DVD PAL

Stalker

[Stalker], by Tarkovskii. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Based on the short novel: Piknik na obochine. — PN1997 .S7225 — DVD

The Star

[Zvezda], by Lebedev. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — PN1997 .Z8 2002 — DVD

The Star Castle and the Butterfly

By Gryn. In English. Feature Film — Videorecording of film produced in 1990 in the United Kingdom by Naomi Gryn and See More Productions for Channel Four TV. — DS135.C95 S73 — VIDEO

Steamroller and the Violin

[Katok i skripka], by Tarkovskii. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship between Sasha, a young boy who loves to play the violin, and Sergey, the macho driver of a steamroller. The film sidesteps sentimentality to give us a warm yet ironic look at two individuals who bridge differences in generations to form a powerful bond. — PN1997 .K37 2002 — DVD

The Stone Flower

[Kamennyi tsvetok], by Ptushko. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — PK8548 .K2 — VIDEO

Stone Wedding

[Nunta de Piatra], In Romanian with subtitles. Feature Film — PN1995.9.F67 N85 — VIDEO

Storm over Asia

[Potomok Chingis-Khana] by Pudovkin. Silent with English intertitles. Feature Film —Revolutionary drama centered on a young Mongol thought to be descended from Genghis Khan whom imperialists seek to use to further their expansionist interests. After a series of misadventures the young man rebels and leads his people against their oppressors. —PN1997 .P686 1997— VHS

The Story of Asia Kliachina

[Istoriia Asi Kliachinoi, kotoraia liubila, da ne vyshla zamuzh] by Konchalovskii. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — Life on the collective farm with an emphasis on the relations between men and women, men and men, and farmers and the land; much talk amid wheat and the ripening season. — PN1997 .I79 1987 — VHS

Strike

[Stachka], by Eisenstein. In Russian/Silent with subtitles. Feature Film — Set in pre-World War I Tsarist Russia, the story depicts a strike by factory workers and its brutal suppression by the authorities. — PN1997.R8 S774 — VIDEO

Summer to Remember (serezha)

[Serezha], by Talankin. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — Based on the story Serëzha by Vera Federovna Panova. — PN1997.5 .S95 — VIDEO

The Sun

By Sokurov. Feature Film —— DS889.8 .S95 2005 — DVD (PAL region 2)

Sweet Movie

By Makavejev. In English. with subtitles. Feature Film — A futuristic film on the adventures of Miss Virginity World 1984. — PN1997.S88 M25 — VIDEO

Last modified: August 11, 2009