Mom and dad leave their 4-year-old son Shurik at his strange grandmother’s place.


Olga (Victoria Korotkova) is freshly out of jail after a 4-year stint for stabbing her then-boyfriend and cop Oleg (Alexander Yatsenko) in the eye. She wants to get her life back on track and especially to retrieve her 10-year-old daughter Masha (Sofia Krugova) from out of the clutches of her own tyrannical mother Vera (Anna… Continue reading NO LOOKING BACK


A Cold War urban legend turned into a Russian science fiction blockbuster? THE SUPERDEEP has it all! Plunge into this THE THING-inspired claustrophobic and terrifying nightmare about the deepest borehole on earth.

Why don’t you just die

A trembling finger about to ring a doorbell in an apartment building. A hammer clutched in a clenched fist. A hammer Matvey wants to drive through the skull of his father-in-law as soon as he opens the door. ‘Dad, die’ is also the eloquent original title of this feature debut of the man many like… Continue reading Why don’t you just die

The Blackout

No meteorite hit the Earth, no dangerous terrorist attack occured, no nuclear war erupted. And yet shit hit the fan anyway… Oleg clearly remembers. He was in a restaurant when the blackout happened. Suddenly the fuses of the world simply blew, except in what would later be known as the “circle of life” formed around… Continue reading The Blackout