Truth and Movies

Soviet Cinema

Discover the sole horror film produced during the Soviet era

By Anton Bitel

Viy, Konstantin Ershov and Georgiy Kropachyov’s 1967 Gothic chiller, boasts spectacular visuals and effects.

Exploring the original Soviet TV adaptation of ‘Solaris’

By Arjun Sajip

How does this little-seen artefact compare with Stanisław Lem’s novel and Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1971 epic?

In praise of Kin-dza-dza! – the best sci-fi film you’ve never heard of

By Joel Blackledge

Mad Max meets Monty Python is the best way of describing this strange, little-seen Soviet gem.

Ivan’s Childhood (1962)

By David Jenkins

The startling, bleakly poetic debut feature from one of the movie pantheon greats, Andrei Tarkovsky.

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