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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Dream of a Ridiculous Man and Letter Never Sent

Dream of a Ridiculous Man and Letter Never Sent
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

Yeah the quality of this HoF was so high that even the 6th place film is a very solid one.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

'The Thief' (1997).

Really enjoyed this film. Had no idea what to expect. The quality wasn't great and i'm disappointed it hasn't had a blu ray as it's film that was seemingly received very well...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
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And now I've just watched Petrov's 'The Old Man and the Sea' and am almost in tears.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNCxNntn2yc
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

'Dream of a ridiculous Man'

Wow. This was so beautiful I watched it twice. Dreamlike animation, beautiful image composition. Seems to be about our collective human existentialism and how we treat...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
'Letter Never Sent' So this is my own...

'Letter Never Sent'

So this is my own nomination, which I only watched fairly recently, my review went something like this~:

My third Mikhail Kalatozov film, and while not having the poignancy...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Sorry to hear this. Best wishes from MOFO, and of...

Sorry to hear this. Best wishes from MOFO, and of course this HoF should be nowhere near your list of priorities. Take it easy.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
'Stalker' ...

'Stalker'

https://64.media.tumblr.com/1d918b527aa7a82a60a36220c81ee000/61a3506409080c2e-89/s540x810/5c12847cf2320db409f7e6dd95ce12b18a99b5ce.gif

This nomination gave me a chance to whip out my...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Thanks, when the films are as good looking as the...

Thanks, when the films are as good looking as the ones in this HoF it's pretty easy pickings.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

By the way, if any of the gifs above are seen as spoilers, let me know and I'll hide them. Don't want to ruin anyone's viewing.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
'The Cranes are Flying' ...

'The Cranes are Flying'

https://i.imgur.com/QfI7JMk.gif

I'm a fan of every Kalatozov film that I've seen, and Cranes is right up there with the best of them. The camerawork especially is ground...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Oh my God, MosfilM have put it out in 4K???? ...

Oh my God, MosfilM have put it out in 4K????

That's delicious.
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

The Thief is on youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkjhQln-Gfo

The Dream of a ridiculous man is here
https://russianfilmhub.com/movies/the-dream-of-a-ridiculous-man-1992/

The others...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

Oh wow. That is a brilliant set of nominations. Well done everyone. I've seen quite a few but will never get bored of rewatching Stalker. Everyone knows Tarkovsky's quality, but I think The Return...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

There are 3 or 4 Russian films that are big gaps for me. Really hoping they make this list so I have no excuses for not having watched them.

And for those who don't know about this absolute gem of...
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Russian Language Hall of Fame II
Posted By ScarletLion
Re: Russian Language Hall of Fame II

Now then. I might be game on here.