Russian cinema today
Download
1 / 14

RUSSIAN CINEMA TODAY - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 110 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

RUSSIAN CINEMA TODAY. BLOCKBUSTERS, EPICS , AND COMEDIES. A plethora of media. Traditional features Pop big budget films serious auteur movies: Sokurov, Lungin Smaller budget films Films derived from television serials revisiting Russian history: Admiral , Liquidation.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha

Download Presentation

RUSSIAN CINEMA TODAY

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


RUSSIAN CINEMA TODAY

BLOCKBUSTERS,

EPICS,

AND COMEDIES


A plethora of media

Traditional features

Pop big budget films

serious auteur movies: Sokurov, Lungin

Smaller budget films

Films derived from television serials revisiting Russian history: Admiral, Liquidation


Blockbuster: Night Watch (2004)

Director Timur Bekmambetov (advertising clip producer)

  • Based on a popular fantasy novel by Sergei Lukyanenko (witches, vampires, etc.; forces of Good and Evil)

  • Big budget; “clip aesthetics.”

  • International distribution, recognition in Hollywood. Two sequels.


1612 (2007)

  • Director Vladimir Khotinenko, producer Nikita Mikhalkov

  • Genre: historical epic, fantasy and action

  • Set in the time of civil disorder (no legitimate tsar, Polish intervention, the Pretender).

  • Themes: united we win; love, loyalty and betrayal; fatal craving for power as opposed to heroic self-sacrifice.


Pavel Lungin’s Tsar(2009)


The plot

Covers three years from 1566-1569: from Ivan bringing Filipp back from exile and making him the metropolitan to Filipp’s death on Ivan’s orders.

Four parts: The Tsar’s Prayer; the Tsar’s War; the Tsar’s Anger; the Tsar’s Entertainment

Russian version


Aleksandr Sokurov’s tetralogyon the decline of the powerful

Moloch(1999)

Taurus (2000)

The Sun (2004)

Faust (2011)


Moloch(1999) A Portrait of Hitler in Berchtesgaden


Taurus(2000)Lenin in 1923


The Sun (2004) Japanese Emperor Hirohito in 1945


Faust


PITER FM, 2006

  • Director: Oksana Bychkova (her debut)

  • Genre: melodrama, comedy

  • Love story of a boy (architect) and a girl (radio Dj) who don’t even meet. The central character – Saint-Petersburg itself.

  • Music, humour, feel-good atmosphere, and (supposedly) happy ending.


PITER FM (youth, love, music)


Questions

Which film did you find most interesting?

Which film did you find least interesting?

Whose films would you like to see more of (if any)?

Has this course helped you understand Russia?


ad
  • Login