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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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My voting list:

1 Stalker
2 The Cranes Are Flying
3 Letter Never Sent
4 The Return
5 The Thief
6 The Dream of a Ridiculous Man
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Big thanks to SpelingError for hosting, Great job!

Congratulations to The Cranes are Flying and SpelingError!

And nice choice of noms everyone🙂
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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I had The Return at #4, so did some other people I see. Solid film.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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The Dream of a Ridiculous Man effective, somber animation & story. Had this been a Short Film HoF it might have been my #1 vote. I had it at #6 but only because it was hard to rank it against the...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Not Stalker or The Cranes are Flying...So I'll...

Not Stalker or The Cranes are Flying...So I'll guess The Return and The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Oh this started? I didn't realize that and I was online too.

The Thief was my #5 movie, a fine movie too, just so many other great movies in the HoF.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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It's not up to me, it's not up to any one...

It's not up to me, it's not up to any one person...Like I said our MoFo tradition is for the first person who says that they want to host...they get to host...So you're the host of the 26th by reason...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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I whole heartily agree! We just call...

I whole heartily agree!

We just call shotgun, you know first to ask will host an HoF. So far no one has said that they wanted to host the 26th HoF. I'd be happy as a clam, if you hosted the 26th...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Ha! Some great films in this HoF and the others...

Ha! Some great films in this HoF and the others were also very intriguing. Wylde hurry up! So we can see which film won:)
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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79047 Stalker(Tarkovsky 1979) Much has...

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Stalker(Tarkovsky 1979)

Much has been written about Stalker and yet for me words fail to convey the personal resonance the film achieves. Like a tuning fork that's been struck, the...
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Yup, I'm basically done now. I just need to write...

Yup, I'm basically done now. I just need to write up Stalker. I should have some free time to do that tomorrow. I would've already done it but we were without power most of yesterday and the day...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Letter Never Sent (1959)

Do you know, how I know, a film has stunning cinematography?...The answer: when I can't make up...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Thanks for the vid. But I like to watch the...

Thanks for the vid. But I like to watch the movies on my TV and steaming youtube to my old tv is difficult.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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I started watching Letter Never Sent only the English subs wouldn't show and my Russian is a bit rusty:p I'll try again soon.
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The Thief (1997)

I enjoyed the movie as it was easy to follow with just three main characters and I always had a handle...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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I actually watched one last night, I'll do a...

I actually watched one last night, I'll do a write-up for it at the end of the day.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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I'll be done before July with any luck.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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78117 The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (1992,...

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The Dream of a Ridiculous Man
(1992, Aleksandr Petrov)

So many wonderful frames in this movie...and each one looks like paintings worthy of an art museum. I loved the look of this with...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Sorry to hear your sad news. I hope the future is...

Sorry to hear your sad news. I hope the future is brighter for you and friends and family.
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The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov


Very impressive film in part because of the ground...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998) is one I haven't seen, I haven't even heard of. But being surreal can work for me in a movie, if I know it's going to be surreal ahead of time...Otherwise I can think 'hey...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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I need to finish the Asian HoF and Personal Rec III by their deadlines, then I can really dig into this one.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
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Both of those films are really stunning to look...

Both of those films are really stunning to look at...and have the story narrative that's equally impressive.
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I can't speak for anyone else, but I think...

I can't speak for anyone else, but I think they're fine, I don't see them spoiling the movies at all. Nice gif choices too!
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The Return (2003)


A powerful film of growing tensions, as an absent father returns home and takes his two estranged...