The Last Bogatyr / Последний богатырь

Последний богатырь, or The Last Bogatyr, was released in Russia on October 16, 2017. Co-produced by Disney and a Russian studio called “Yellow, Black, and White,” The Last Bogatyr quickly became a box office success. Just...

November

November (the word is the same in Estonian and English) is an Estonian art film that was released in February 2017. Mystical, strange, and beautiful, it may represent a new direction in Estonian filmmaking, an...

Unforgotten Shadows / Тіні незабутих предків

Unforgotten Shadows (Тіні незабутих предків; literally translates as “Shadows of Unforgotten Ancestors”) is a 2013 Ukrainian mystical thriller. The film starts out in the early 1800s, in the Carpathian Mountains, near Transylvania. We see the legend...

The Master and Margarita / Мастер и Маргарита

The Master and Margarita (Мастер и Маргарита) is a 2005 TV miniseries based on the fantastical, bizarre, venerable book by Mikhail Bulgakov (Михаил Булгаков). Bulgakov, a Russian/Ukrainian/Soviet writer born in Kyiv, was one of the...

Ghost / Призрак

Ghost (Призрак) is a 2015 Russian fantasy/comedy film. It tells the story of Yuriy Gordeev, an aircraft designer and womanizer. He is about to make a breakthrough in his career—he believes that an airplane he...

Dark World / Тёмный мир

Dark World (Тёмный мир) is a Russian fantasy thriller released in 2010. It was inspired in part by several Russian fairy tales, including Baba Yaga and Kashchey the Immortal. It was directed by Anton Megerdichev,...