120 minutes feature film 2009 (Selection shot with English subtitles)
Director: Vladimir Khotinenko
Cast: Sergey Makovetskiy, Nina Usatova, Liza Arzamasova, Anatoliy Lobotskiy
Production Co: Orthodox Encyclopedia Film Company Country: Russia
Distributor: Tritona Studio
Official site www.pop-movie.ru
Set in Russia and based on the true story happened during WWII. Father Alexander (Makovetsky) is making every effort to maintain peaceful life for his church during the Nazi occupation. His mission is to survive through the deadly war and save the civilians. But he is only a human...
And: Ostrov (The Island) with English Subtitles 1 of 12 [ελληνικά]
Omewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives a very unusual man. His fellow-monks are confused by his bizarre conduct. Those who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future. However, he considers himself unworthy because of a sin he committed in his youth. The film is a parable, combining the realities of Russian everyday life with monastic ritual and routine.